Date: 03 Nov 98 02:05:57 From: firstname.lastname@example.org Organization: Delphi (email@example.com email, 800-695-4005 voice) References: 1 2 Followups: 1
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Garry Forrest <garryf@SoCA.com> writes: >Your projected costs and margins seem to be in the ballpark -- for a >competitive situation. Makes one wonder if an AI/Boeing joint venture >would be of economic interest. The barriers to entry are high enough to >keep out any serious competition allowing the manufacturers to jack up >the margin to 747 levels, breaking even around 150 ships. > >Recall that arch rivals Pratt and GE have collaborated; if they can do >it, anyone can do it. Or more tellingly, GE and SNECMA. Ed R.