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New Russian commercial airplane: Superjet100

donderdag, september 2, 2010 · Category Business · comments 0

New Russian commercial airplane: Superjet100

For many the introduction of the new Sukhoi Superjet100 short-haul plane is marked as a restart of Russian Airspace Industry, where aircraft builders like Iljoesjin and Yakovlev work together with such giants as Boeing, Snecma and strategic partner Alenia Aeronautica.

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U.S. Air Force aerial-refueling tanker: US versus EU

zaterdag, november 13, 2010 · Category Business · comments 1

U.S. Air Force aerial-refueling tanker: US versus EU

France has vowed to retaliate against the United States for allegedly shutting Europe's aviation giant EADS out of a $50bn (£33.4bn) defence contract. EADS originally landed the deal in March 2010, but after an appeal by Boeing the deal was struck down. Now Boeing is airing a nationwide campaign appealing to the general public.

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Horton Ho IX (9): Third Reich Wunderwaffe: The first Stealth fighter

zondag, december 26, 2010 · Category History · comments 1

Horton Ho IX (9): Third Reich Wunderwaffe: The first Stealth fighter

Of all the wonder waepons designed at the end of the second world war by Nazi germany, probably the most imaginative are the Horton Ho IX Deltawing fighter and V3 (Vergeltungswaffe 3). Why? The were decades ahead of the rest and they returned to the world scene some 40 years later. In 2009 the Horton Ho2.29 or Ho IX was rebuild by Northrop and filmed into a National geagraphic documentary "Hitler's Stealth Fighter".

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Boeing - not surprisingly - wins the $ 35 billion NexGen Airforce Tanker Contract

vrijdag, februari 25, 2011 · Category Business · comments 1

Boeing - not surprisingly - wins the $ 35 billion NexGen Airforce Tanker Contract

Ten years it took and millions of dollars spent on lobbying and congressional investigations for the White House and the Pentagon to officially award Boeing with the new Airforce Tanker contract. Something we all knew was going to happen and yet many pro-Boeing lobbyist beat themselves on their chest announcing that billions of tax dollars will stay in the USA and will help keep some 50.000 jobs affloat.

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