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Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Fuck Boeing!

Dear Friends: "Let's get things back into perspective here!" 

We told you about how Boeing Aircraft did themselves out of a 5 BILLION dollar sale of aircraft to Canada after they put up a ruckus about Bombardier sales to United Airlines and we now have new information from the National Post:

OTTAWA  — Canada is scrapping a plan to buy 18 Boeing Super Hornet fighter jets amid a deepening dispute with the U.S. aerospace company, three sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
Instead, the Liberal government will announce next week it intends to acquire a used fleet of older Australia F-18 jets, the same kind of plane Canada currently operates, said the sources, who asked not to be identified because of the sensitivity of the situation.
The move underlines Ottawa’s anger at a decision by Boeing to launch a trade challenge against Canadian planemaker Bombardier Inc., which the U.S. giant accuses of dumping airliners on the domestic American market.


 
It also casts into question the future of Boeing’s military sales in Canada. Boeing says its commercial and defence operations in Canada support more than 17,000 Canadian jobs.

Canada and Mexico are currently locked in increasingly acrimonious negotiations with the United States over the NAFTA trade pact, which President Donald Trump says has not done enough to protect U.S. jobs.

The Liberal government initially said in late 2016 that it wanted the Boeing jets as a stopgap measure until it could launch a competition for a permanent fleet to replace Canada’s aging CF-18 jets.
But as relations with Boeing deteriorated, Ottawa slammed the firm for not acting as a trusted partner and began looking at the Australian jets.



 


 
 
Two of the sources said Australian military officials had been in Ottawa late last month for talks.

One source said that by buying the Australian fleet, Canada would save money as well as avoid the need to train its pilots on a new aircraft or spend money on a new supply chain.

Officials had previously said that if the purchase went ahead, some of the Australian aircraft would be used for spare parts.

The offices of Public Works Minister Carla Qualtrough and Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, who share responsibility for military procurement, both declined to comment.

The way I see it anyway!
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