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What If... Douglas+Lockheed  
User currently offlineN328KF From United States of America, joined May 2004, 6484 posts, RR: 3
Posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1361 times:

Not strictly referring to the military divisions here. But say that the civil divisions of Douglas and Lockheed had wound up together instead of competing. Would they be a viable third supplier today? (a third supplier seems to be something our current situation needs.)


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User currently offlineZippyjet From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 5478 posts, RR: 12
Reply 1, posted (9 years 8 months 3 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 1342 times:

I feel this would balance the table. This would have given Airbus a run for their money and without government largesse to boot. We will never know. Sad thing is, Lockheed had a lot of cool prototype designs including Super Sonic/HSCY birds.


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