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“Many people who buy an aircraft get disillusioned by the cost of ownership. If you are going  to fly less than 250 to 300 hours a year, you should charter instead.” (Photo: David McIntosh)
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Quote/Unquote

“You’re absolutely right—and you can’t stand up in your [expletive] Rolls-Royce, either.”

-William Lear, in the early '60s, replying to a man who complained that he couldn't stand up in the original Lear Jet