Re: Subsidies ...

From:         Ray Carini <>
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Date:         29 Feb 96 02:04:15 
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Michael Carley <> wrote:
>>Any comment ?
>Think of it this way---would there have been a B707
>without heavy subsidy from the USAF? Does anyone
>know roughly what the value of hidden subsidies to
>the US aero industry from military development
>contracts and NASA work is? Just wondering.

Boeing used it's own money to develop and build the
Dash 80.  Three weeks AFTER it's first flight, the
Air Force ordered 29 tanker versions designated as
the KC-135