From: (geoffrey stoel)
Date:         12 Feb 1996 16:14:42 -0800
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rna@gsb-crown.Stanford.EDU (Robert Ashcroft) wrote:

>>I don't think so. Here in Holland Fokker is one of the most
>>High-Techiest industries. With this industry gone, I doubt if we ever
>>get it back.

>Fokker also does (apparently profitable) things in the military sphere.
>These parts are likely to continue to operate, so it's not a total loss.

OK, but what operator or military power would buy planes or products
from a bankrupted, low credited company

>>Little note on that: Boeing could have been bankrupted if the 747
>>wouldn't have been a great succes.

>Indeed.  What's the connection?

I meant to show, that in aviation you sometimes have to make very big
decisions and Fokker had some bad luck.

CU later,

Geoffrey Stoel