“The condos will just have to go somewhere else.”
— FAA Administrator Marion Blakey at AOPA Expo talking about the FAA’s position on airport closures.
“I’m buying it!”
— Alan Klapmeier, the co-founder of Cirrus Design, commenting on the 3,000th Cirrus to roll out of the factory. His brother, Dale, flies the 1000th, while Patty Wagstaff flies No. 2,000.
“This shift in power in the House changes the picture for us on the user fee fight.”
— AOPA President Phil Boyer, after Democrats took control of the House of Representatives.
“When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.”
— Leonardo da Vinci