“It was a joy to take the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina and redeem the situation.””
– Avemco Insurance Co.’s Jim Lauerman, on the company’s donation of $1.25 million in airplanes inundated with salt water after Hurricane Katrina to the Build A Plane program, which donates planes to schools so kids can learn about aviation.
“You don’t know what you don’t know until you head into certification.””
-Paul Schaller, President and CEO of Quest Aircraft.
“Don’t worry about it, just buy it.”
-Dr. Scot Stanwick explains his wife’s response to buying the latest Lancair model.
“We are not planning to make a single-engine V-tailed jet. I just want to get that right out there.”
-Tom Peghiny, president of Flight Design USA, an LSA company, jokes about the number of personal jets making their debuts at AirVenture.