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Kalaong
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03:14:20 PM Sep 17th 2011
Chapter eight of Live Free or Die has this biiig rant at Boeing screwing "its commercial customer(three billion dollar investment), which was a huge market(think 1920 air transport), to keep its military customers(maybe a few hundred fighters), which will not be a huge market(one billion dollars), happy." They took Vernon's money(three billion dollars) and built a fightercraft when they were supposed to be building a shuttle. The government invested one billion. It seems anecdotal: has anything like that actually happened - a project to build, say, a new airliner instead used to test technology for a fighter?
Deboss
07:04:23 PM Sep 17th 2011
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