Re: Boeing chief says FAA doing inspection job

Date:         03 Nov 97 19:20:03 
From:         Ken or Jason Hancock <hancokj@home.ifx.net>
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k_ish wrote:
> Robert Reed wrote:
> > Boeing Co Chairman Phil Condit said Tuesday the Federal Aviation
> > Administration was doing its job by intensifying its scrutiny of
> > company aircraft factories because of heightened potential for
> > assembley rrors.
>
> My first reaction was "What a great way for Boeing to defer deliveries
> and save face (and penalties)?"  Just blame the current and future
> schedule slips on increased FAA scrutiny!

  At least Boeing isn't crying to the government like Airbus...what's with
them, every time Boeing does something (anything) Airbus complains.  They
should just accept the fact that this is business and start winning by
salesmanship and building good aircraft, not running to the governments
and asking for more money.