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  - “It must be that the airplane's propeller serves only to cool the pilot off... Because if you make it stop, he sure starts to sweat.”  
 Barbara Walters - “Before we had airplanes and astronauts, we really thought that there was an actual place beyond the clouds, somewhere over the rainbow. There was an actual place, and we could go above the clouds and find it.there.”  
 Jack Vance - “I thought that automobiles were going to have mufflers and go fast and airplanes were going to fly fast.”  
 Frank Shorter - “It is just called Continuing Legal Education. You can go to lectures, you can even listen to tapes on airplanes - they want you to stay current. So you do have to stay current to maintain your license even if you are not practicing.”  
 Alan Shepard - “Later, in the early teens, I used to ride my bike every Saturday morning to the nearest airport, ten miles away, push airplanes in and out of the hangars, and clean up the hangars.”  
 Hugh Shelton - “I jump out of perfectly good airplanes, and it's a great thrill and it allows me to share in the dangers that our great men and women in uniform share in on a regular basis.”  
 Harry Reasoner - “The thing is helicopters are different from airplanes An airplane by it's nature wants to fly, and if not interfered with too strongly by unusual events or incompetent piloting, it will fly.”  
 Dave Reichert - “It does not make sense that we are allowing known potential weapons, not unlike those the 9-11 hijackers used to overcome the crews of four airplanes, to be taken aboard passenger aircraft.”  
 Ted Olson - “My wife had taken off on a plane. Two airplanes had crashed into the World Trade Center. I, of course, like any other person, felt potentially devastated, panicky a little bit.”  
 Bill Nye - “I've always loved airplanes and flight. The space program was really important to me as a kid. I still have a photo of Armstrong and Aldrin on the moon in my living room.”  
 John L. Phillips - “My dad served in two wars has been flying airplanes for 60 years now. He was certainly quite an inspiration.”  
 Charles Lindbergh - “I realized that If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes.”  
 Niki Lauda - “In Germany air became generally accepted Berlin in this area. It operated with 45 airplanes within the Low Cost range from Germany, and is one the most successful carriers in Europe.”  
 Niki Lauda - “I want to bring passengers on my airplanes to present to them my product.”  
 Lawrence Kutner - “Everything from airplanes to kitchen blenders and even chopsticks comes with an instruction manual. Children, despite all their complexity, do not.”  
 Mark Kelly - “After the loss of Columbia a couple of years ago, I think we were reminded of the risk. All of us, though, have always known that the Space Shuttle is a very risky vehicle, much more risky than even flying airplanes in combat.”  
 Chris Hadfield - “I've had a chance to fly a lot of different airplanes, but it was nothing like the shuttle ride.”  
 Adolf Galland - “Nine g's is good, if the pilot can stand it. We couldn't stand it. Not in the airplanes of World War II.”  
 Pete Coors - “We've got gays working there. If they can demonstrate long-term relationships, we make same-sex benefits available just as we do with common-law marriages. Gays are productive people. Some fly airplanes, some work in breweries.”  
 Thor Heyerdahl - “Surrounded by military airplanes and warships from the world's most civilized and developed nations, we have been denied permission by friendly governments, for reasons of security, to land anywhere, but in the tiny, and still neutral, Republic of Djibouti.”  
 Ferdinand Foch - “Airplanes are interesting toys, but of no military value.”  
 Ayumi Hamasaki - “I read and watch movies. I can't go to the movie theater much anymore, though, because I get recognized. It's worse sometimes if I wear a costume and try not to get recognized. I watch most of my films on airplanes.”  
 Ayad Allawi - “Before me, there was another prime minister. His name was Bremer. He ran this country, he had this ministry and a lot of the corruption started then. ... There was no auditing. Airplanes were flying in and the money was handed out in suitcases.”  
 Ben Baldanza - “With 25 of our destinations having started within the past 3 months, and 15 in February alone, I'm more than pleased with our results. There is a continued excellent customer response to our network strategy as well as our accelerated transition to an all Airbus fleet, which will be complete prior to the start of the 4th quarter. Customers are enjoying Spirit's sweet new airplanes, sexy destinations, and of course, our hot fares.”  
 Ben Baldanza - “Most of the losses of the year are tied to the fact that we're still flying old airplanes and we're spending a lot of money to buy the new airplanes.”  

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