“Grass strips…are just disappearing — being gobbled up.”
— Jean Weasener, who owns New Jersey’s Twin Pine Airport with her husband, William.
“It is pretty bad.”
— Nisha Marvel of the Washington State Department of Transportation on the condition of Chehalis-Centralia Airport after recent floods.
“We’d be happy to have any other manufacturer’s VLJs or turboprops join the Epic 500 Club, but so far none of them have been able to do it.”
— Rick Schrameck, Epic CEO, on the company’s newly formed club for pilots who report ground speeds of 500 mph or more.
“Flying was a very tangible freedom. In those days, it was beauty, adventure, discovery — the epitome of breaking into new worlds.”
— Anne Morrow Lindbergh, “Hour of Gold, Hour of Lead”
“The exhilaration of flying is too keen, the pleasure too great, for it to be neglected as a sport.”
— Orville Wright