yul332LX
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787 Partners Hit By Contract Delays

Wed Apr 20, 2005 5:27 am

Japanese manufacturers pick up cost of development


Delays in the release of government loans are forcing Japanese manufacturers to cover mounting development costs for the Boeing 787 with their own funds and without a final contract from Boeing.

Japan’s major aerospace manufacturers, represented by the Japan Aircraft Development Corporation (JADC), were selected in 2003 to build 35% of the 787. But monthly negotiations since then between Boeing, JADC, Fuji, Kawasaki and Mitsubishi have so far failed to yield a master programme contract.

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http://www.flightinternational.com/f...lay_free.asp?txtId=196747&Code=123
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keesje
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RE: 787 Partners Hit By Contract Delays

Wed Apr 20, 2005 5:29 am

Lets hope they get the 787 government subsidies in time and it won't delay the program.
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DLPMMM
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RE: 787 Partners Hit By Contract Delays

Wed Apr 20, 2005 5:43 am

With the size of these organizations and the Japanese proclivity for consensual agreement on all matters, I wouldn't be surprised for the negotiations to take longer than the 787 development.
 
ComeAndGo
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RE: 787 Partners Hit By Contract Delays

Wed Apr 20, 2005 6:34 am

The might wait for the airbus subsidy claims to fade.
 
mrocktor
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RE: 787 Partners Hit By Contract Delays

Wed Apr 20, 2005 7:18 am

Quoting Keesje (Reply 1):
Lets hope they get the 787 government subsidies in time and it won't delay the program.

That was just mean!  Wink

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