Mon, Dec 06, 2004
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
Quote of the Day usually derives from current news, though we
reserve the right to pick quotes out of history that have a bearing
on the day's events and issues.
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if
particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves
become future Quotes of the Day.
Let us hear from you, folks!
Aero-News Quote of the Day
"The Department of Defense and the
Air Force are in the process of reviewing their options. It will be
the government that will make the decision on how to proceed on the
Source: Boeing spokesman Doug Kennett, reacting
to an offer by EADS and Airbus to split the DoD contract to replace
the aging KC-135 fleet between the two manufacturers. Boeing had
the $23.5 billion deal sewn up -- until it was learned that the Air
Force negotiator overseeing the deal had given Boeing the business
in return for a comfy job at Boeing and a nice, fat paycheck.
Darleen Druyun is now serving time in federal prison.
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