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It's Time For B Vs. E!  
User currently offlineKatanapilot From Canada, joined Oct 2004, 171 posts, RR: 0
Posted (11 years 1 week 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 2832 times:

with bombardier receiving subsidies to build the C series, and Embraer heating up about it, it looks like we have something else to freak out about.

What do you think about my government handing out to Bombardier?

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User currently offlineMdsh00 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 4151 posts, RR: 8
Reply 1, posted (11 years 1 week 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 2804 times:

this "B" for Bombardier must change. I was thinking Boeing with the thread title.  Silly.

BMB v. E? I don't think the Canada vs. Brazil pissfests will ever get that intense like A vs. B.

"Look Lois, the two symbols of the Republican Party: an elephant, and a big fat white guy who is threatened by change."
User currently offlinePlaneSmart From New Zealand, joined Dec 2004, 1684 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (11 years 1 week 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 2781 times:

In less than a decade BMB and E will be part of A or B (don't know which), so don't lose any sleep over subsidies.

The only wild card are the Japanese, who are looking to jump-start their civil airliner business, and have talked with BMB & E, although some think this is a ploy to encourage B to establish a 737 replacement production line in Japan.

User currently offlineNorCal From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 2459 posts, RR: 5
Reply 3, posted (11 years 1 week 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 2752 times:

Screw B vs E!!!! Let's get some C vs P (Cessna) vs. (Piper)
Everyone knows that a C172SP owns a PA-28-161

User currently offlineDLKAPA From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (11 years 1 week 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 2739 times:

I'm more a fan of Rutan's creations.

User currently offlineArt From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2005, 3639 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (11 years 1 week 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 2734 times:

Quoting Katanapilot (Thread starter):
What do you think about my government handing out to Bombardier?

ie Canadian government

Mine as well! ie UK government

From BBC business news:

"The government has agreed to back a massive investment at the aerospace company Shorts in Belfast, a move which could create up to 1,700 jobs.
Shorts parent company, Bombardier, has been offered up to £180m in aid to help launch a new series of aircraft."

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