From: "Nicolas E. Murat" <vis@elaine25.Stanford.EDU> Organization: Stanford University Date: 06 Nov 95 14:28:55 References: 1 2
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On 31 Oct 1995, Ken Hoyme wrote: > I have wondered how the French nuclear testing in the South Pacific will > affect the relative sales of Boeing/MD and Airbus airplanes. In those > cases where there is government funding involved, there may be the desire > to make a political statement (or at least not look like the government is > supporting the French at this time). > > I'll bet it is a factor.... Please note that such a political statement would cause outrage amongst all the other members of the Airbus Consortium: Germany, UK, and Spain. We must remember that that France's Aerospaciale is only part of the group. Airbus Industrie is a European Consortium guys. Nick.