“From my front yard you can hear the airplanes going down the runway. Sometimes I’ll rush out to the airport to see what’s going on. I love being around old airplanes. I love the sound of them, I love wiping oil off of them.”
— Jim Arlow, executive director, Olympic Flight Museum, Olympia, Wash.
“Based on the encouraging market activity throughout the industry in this first quarter, and the exciting new technologies and products on the horizon, it is hard to not get excited about the future of general aviation.”
— Pete Bunce, president and CEO, General Aviation Manufacturers Association
“Let’s be honest…would you buy a new aircraft tomorrow if it burned something other than Avgas?”
— Paul McBride, GAN’s engines expert
“The days and weeks following Katrina were somewhat surreal. Everyone just stepped up to the plate and did what needed to be done. I have never been more proud to be part of this operation than I was during those most challenging hours.”
— Bob Dunbar, manager, Slidell Muncipal Airport, Louisiana