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F-22 Safety Issues?  
User currently offlineJPRM1 From France, joined Aug 2007, 78 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 2299 times:

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/htm...chnology/2004341202_fighter11.html

Due to some problems with Alcoa, will the first production batches of F-22 be dangerous for the pilots??
It seems Boeing has some difficulties controlling the quality of their suppliers !!!

Who will have to be responsible in front of the Air Force for the extra costs? Lockheed Martin, Boeing??

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User currently offlineCURLYHEADBOY From Italy, joined Feb 2005, 940 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (6 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 2186 times:



Quoting JPRM1 (Thread starter):
Who will have to be responsible in front of the Air Force for the extra costs? Lockheed Martin, Boeing??

Whoever signed the contract with the Air Force methinks... So the chain leading to responsibility should be USAF (customer) --> Lockheed Martin (finished product) --> Boeing (subcontractor manifacturing the section of the fuselage containing the defective part) --> Alcoa (manufacturer of the defective part). The last will probably have to pay for extra-costs.



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