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by TropicBird
Wed Aug 13, 2008 6:17 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-X Tanker Rebid Starts Wednesday 8-6-2008
Replies: 401
Views: 26378

RE: KC-X Tanker Rebid Starts Wednesday 8-6-2008

Funny how this contest has evolved.... 1. Boeing said they would offer what the US<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> wanted. 2. A small company (NAKOA) approaches Boeing to partner with them in offering the 747 because they believe from reading the RFP a large platform would best meet the US<a...

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by TropicBird
Mon Aug 11, 2008 8:27 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-X Tanker Rebid Starts Wednesday 8-6-2008
Replies: 401
Views: 26378

RE: KC-X Tanker Rebid Starts Wednesday 8-6-2008

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by TropicBird
Mon Aug 11, 2008 6:49 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-X Tanker Rebid Starts Wednesday 8-6-2008
Replies: 401
Views: 26378

RE: KC-X Tanker Rebid Starts Wednesday 8-6-2008

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by TropicBird
Mon Aug 11, 2008 6:34 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-X Tanker Rebid Starts Wednesday 8-6-2008
Replies: 401
Views: 26378

RE: KC-X Tanker Rebid Starts Wednesday 8-6-2008

The Defense Criminal Investigative Service (DCIS) a part of the DoD-IG comes to mind as also playing a role here.

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by TropicBird
Mon Aug 11, 2008 5:47 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-X Tanker Rebid Starts Wednesday 8-6-2008
Replies: 401
Views: 26378

RE: KC-X Tanker Rebid Starts Wednesday 8-6-2008

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by TropicBird
Sat Aug 09, 2008 10:47 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-X Tanker Rebid Starts Wednesday 8-6-2008
Replies: 401
Views: 26378

RE: KC-X Tanker Rebid Starts Wednesday 8-6-2008

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by TropicBird
Sat Aug 09, 2008 9:08 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-X Tanker Rebid Starts Wednesday 8-6-2008
Replies: 401
Views: 26378

RE: KC-X Tanker Rebid Starts Wednesday 8-6-2008

The <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-30 is very close to the large category in the AOA, but is still in the medium category. Using the same criteria - the <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-10 would be in the large category. The US<acronym ...

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by TropicBird
Sat Aug 09, 2008 6:50 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-X Tanker Rebid Starts Wednesday 8-6-2008
Replies: 401
Views: 26378

RE: KC-X Tanker Rebid Starts Wednesday 8-6-2008

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by TropicBird
Sat Aug 09, 2008 3:58 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-X Tanker Rebid Starts Wednesday 8-6-2008
Replies: 401
Views: 26378

RE: KC-X Tanker Rebid Starts Wednesday 8-6-2008

If these larger aircraft were never viable candidates, why did the US<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> allow them in the competition? In its response to Boeing's protest, the US<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> said Boeing could have offered any of the AOA listed aircraft and most spec...

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by TropicBird
Sat Aug 09, 2008 12:53 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-X Tanker Rebid Starts Wednesday 8-6-2008
Replies: 401
Views: 26378

RE: KC-X Tanker Rebid Starts Wednesday 8-6-2008

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by TropicBird
Fri Aug 08, 2008 8:23 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-X Tanker Rebid Starts Wednesday 8-6-2008
Replies: 401
Views: 26378

RE: KC-X Tanker Rebid Starts Wednesday 8-6-2008

The US<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> must follow the recommendations of the RAND AOA for this (KC-X) program. The easiest way to explain why the larger 777 is an acceptable candidate platform by the US<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> is by reading that 24 page AOA Executive Summary...

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by TropicBird
Wed Aug 06, 2008 9:00 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-X Tanker Rebid Starts Wednesday 8-6-2008
Replies: 401
Views: 26378

RE: KC-X Tanker Rebid Starts Wednesday 8-6-2008

I wonder how long before Boeing's supporters in Congress step in?

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by TropicBird
Fri Aug 01, 2008 8:39 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: AF To Rebid Tanker Replacement
Replies: 226
Views: 15981

RE: AF To Rebid Tanker Replacement

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by TropicBird
Fri Aug 01, 2008 3:00 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: AF To Rebid Tanker Replacement
Replies: 226
Views: 15981

RE: AF To Rebid Tanker Replacement

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by TropicBird
Thu Jul 31, 2008 6:07 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: AF To Rebid Tanker Replacement
Replies: 226
Views: 15981

RE: AF To Rebid Tanker Replacement

Another web-site worth "listening" too. It has three radio spots critical of Boeing in the tanker battle. I guess they are running these on local radio in Alabama.

www.bettertanker.org

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by TropicBird
Thu Jul 31, 2008 4:50 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: AF To Rebid Tanker Replacement
Replies: 226
Views: 15981

RE: AF To Rebid Tanker Replacement

The headline of this story is even more telling: <b>"Bill might give Boeing an edge in tanker bid"</b> The tanker provision in the spending bill was written by Rep. John Murtha, D-Pa., the head of the House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee that approved the legislation Wednesday. It also would: R...

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by TropicBird
Tue Jul 29, 2008 3:47 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Usaf Bgen Suicide
Replies: 26
Views: 9901

RE: Usaf Bgen Suicide

There is more going on here. Kenneth Miller is also leaving and he is currently under investigation for speaking out (to the public) on the C-17 and <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-X program's. What he told some people was non-public information. <b>Kenneth E. Miller,...

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by TropicBird
Fri Jul 11, 2008 10:39 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: AF To Rebid Tanker Replacement
Replies: 226
Views: 15981

RE: AF To Rebid Tanker Replacement

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by TropicBird
Fri Jul 11, 2008 6:12 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: AF To Rebid Tanker Replacement
Replies: 226
Views: 15981

RE: AF To Rebid Tanker Replacement

There was some comment at yesterdays hearing which mentioned a small <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-X aircraft (apparently alluding to the 767 as small when compared to the A330). There are only two categories allowed for in the AOA linked below. Medium and Large. Th...

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by TropicBird
Fri Jul 11, 2008 3:57 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: AF To Rebid Tanker Replacement
Replies: 226
Views: 15981

RE: AF To Rebid Tanker Replacement

Here are a few "spins" on the issue worth reading. This first one mentions the time-line could change to evaluate the possible offering of a 777. <b>http://www.govexec.com/story_page.cfm?articleid=40438&dcn=todaysnews</b> Press Release from Rep. Dicks about his concerns for the US<acronym title="Air...

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by TropicBird
Fri Jul 11, 2008 1:38 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: AF To Rebid Tanker Replacement
Replies: 226
Views: 15981

RE: AF To Rebid Tanker Replacement

What I picked up from listening to the hearing: 1) The Pentagon (Mr. Young) will be giving more points/credit to the platform that provides the most fuel offload. He was clear that the Pentagon does not believe the US<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> was in error in giving extra credit for a ...

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by TropicBird
Thu Jul 10, 2008 2:15 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: AF To Rebid Tanker Replacement
Replies: 226
Views: 15981

RE: AF To Rebid Tanker Replacement

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by TropicBird
Wed Jul 09, 2008 9:48 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: AF To Rebid Tanker Replacement
Replies: 226
Views: 15981

RE: AF To Rebid Tanker Replacement

There is another element here that is developing. This Senator is not apparently not entirely happy with the latest plan from the Pentagon. She wants a complete rebid and a closed door hearing to dig into some other unspecified issues. News Press Release of Senator Cantwell Cantwell Seeks a "Real Re...

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by TropicBird
Mon Jul 07, 2008 10:06 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Breaking: GAO Sustains Boeing's Protest Of KC-X
Replies: 484
Views: 30115

RE: Breaking: GAO Sustains Boeing's Protest Of KC-X

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by TropicBird
Fri Jun 27, 2008 12:23 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Breaking: GAO Sustains Boeing's Protest Of KC-X
Replies: 484
Views: 30115

RE: Breaking: GAO Sustains Boeing's Protest Of KC-X

I forgot to mention - check out page 9 of the decision - it explains how the "Trade Space" concept works.

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by TropicBird
Thu Jun 26, 2008 11:48 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Breaking: GAO Sustains Boeing's Protest Of KC-X
Replies: 484
Views: 30115

RE: Breaking: GAO Sustains Boeing's Protest Of KC-X

After reading the GAO decision. It appears this is truly a major mess and that trying to avoid this from happening again will be difficult at best. Based on the GAO's interpretation of the RFP - it seems to me that the RFP was written with the "right size" 767 in mind. It was written in such a way t...

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by TropicBird
Wed Jun 25, 2008 5:15 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Breaking: GAO Sustains Boeing's Protest Of KC-X
Replies: 484
Views: 30115

RE: Breaking: GAO Sustains Boeing's Protest Of KC-X

Major new development. Pentagon plans to re-award contract to NG - EADS.

http://leehamnews.wordpress.com/2008/06/25/usaf-to-gao-drop-dead/

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by TropicBird
Wed Jun 25, 2008 2:49 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Breaking: GAO Sustains Boeing's Protest Of KC-X
Replies: 484
Views: 30115

RE: Breaking: GAO Sustains Boeing's Protest Of KC-X

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by TropicBird
Tue Jun 24, 2008 10:16 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Breaking: GAO Sustains Boeing's Protest Of KC-X
Replies: 484
Views: 30115

RE: Breaking: GAO Sustains Boeing's Protest Of KC-X

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by TropicBird
Mon Jun 23, 2008 5:11 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Return Of The 767-400ER - Usaf Bird Assigned Line#
Replies: 32
Views: 10652

RE: Return Of The 767-400ER - Usaf Bird Assigned Line#

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by TropicBird
Mon Jun 23, 2008 2:31 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: AF To Seek New Tanker Bids Per Outgoing Boss
Replies: 59
Views: 7003

RE: AF To Seek New Tanker Bids Per Outgoing Boss

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by TropicBird
Sun Jun 22, 2008 7:49 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: AF Calculation Error, KC-767 Cost Less Than KC-30
Replies: 79
Views: 19874

RE: AF Calculation Error, KC-767 Cost Less Than KC-30

Because the <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-X program is to replace the <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-135E, I suspect that the "threshold" for 7,000 ft of runway is to match or exceed the fuel load of a <acronym title="Carpatian Air T...

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by TropicBird
Fri Jun 20, 2008 4:36 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Breaking: GAO Sustains Boeing's Protest Of KC-X
Replies: 484
Views: 30115

RE: Breaking: GAO Sustains Boeing's Protest Of KC-X

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by TropicBird
Fri Jun 20, 2008 2:48 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Breaking: GAO Sustains Boeing's Protest Of KC-X
Replies: 484
Views: 30115

RE: Breaking: GAO Sustains Boeing's Protest Of KC-X

Review this well thought out piece on where this contract may go. The general consensus is that this an entire re-compete - but as the article points out - that may not have to happen. <a href="http://pogoblog.typepad.com/pogo/2008/06/tanker-contract.html" target=_blank>http://pogoblog.typepad.com/p...

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by TropicBird
Wed Jun 18, 2008 9:47 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Breaking: GAO Sustains Boeing's Protest Of KC-X
Replies: 484
Views: 30115

RE: Breaking: GAO Sustains Boeing's Protest Of KC-X

Don't forget there is another protest still pending on this contract with the GAO. I wonder what impact that may have when the GAO decides?

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by TropicBird
Wed Jun 18, 2008 5:37 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Breaking: GAO Sustains Boeing's Protest Of KC-X
Replies: 484
Views: 30115

RE: Breaking: GAO Sustains Boeing's Protest Of KC-X

can you please provide a link to your source?

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by TropicBird
Wed Jun 18, 2008 3:21 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: AF Calculation Error, KC-767 Cost Less Than KC-30
Replies: 79
Views: 19874

RE: AF Calculation Error, KC-767 Cost Less Than KC-30

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by TropicBird
Tue Jun 17, 2008 10:15 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: AF Calculation Error, KC-767 Cost Less Than KC-30
Replies: 79
Views: 19874

RE: AF Calculation Error, KC-767 Cost Less Than KC-30

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by TropicBird
Tue Jun 17, 2008 2:44 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: AF Calculation Error, KC-767 Cost Less Than KC-30
Replies: 79
Views: 19874

RE: AF Calculation Error, KC-767 Cost Less Than KC-30

I have been perplexed by this 7000 ft runway requirement and debate on the subject. The AoA listed a number of aircraft to be considered besides the 767 & A330 such as the 777, 747, A340 & 787. Yet it appears that all of them except the A330 (how about the 787?) would not meet this 7000 ft MTOW runw...

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by TropicBird
Fri Jun 13, 2008 4:03 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing Appeal Of KC-45A Award Pt. II
Replies: 52
Views: 8728

RE: Boeing Appeal Of KC-45A Award Pt. II

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by TropicBird
Sun Jun 08, 2008 4:13 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing Appeal Of KC-45A Award
Replies: 329
Views: 26471

RE: Boeing Appeal Of KC-45A Award

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by TropicBird
Sat Jun 07, 2008 8:00 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: USAF Gen Mosely And Sec Air Force Asked To Resign
Replies: 50
Views: 10700

RE: Usaf Gen Mosely And Sec Air Force Asked To Resign

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by TropicBird
Thu Jun 05, 2008 11:34 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing Appeal Of KC-45A Award
Replies: 329
Views: 26471

RE: Boeing Appeal Of KC-45A Award

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by TropicBird
Wed Jun 04, 2008 3:01 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Second Tanker Protest With GAO
Replies: 10
Views: 4212

RE: Second Tanker Protest With GAO

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by TropicBird
Wed May 28, 2008 4:59 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing Appeal Of KC-45A Award
Replies: 329
Views: 26471

RE: Boeing Appeal Of KC-45A Award

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by TropicBird
Fri May 09, 2008 3:43 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing Appeal Of KC-45A Award
Replies: 329
Views: 26471

RE: Boeing Appeal Of KC-45A Award

The record will show in the <acronym title="Carpatian Air Transport (Hungary)">KC</acronym>-X Tanker scandal that: Darlen Druyun - A Boeing employee and former US<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> acquisition official went to jail. After negotiating a job for herself and her daughter with Boei...

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by TropicBird
Sun Mar 30, 2008 4:49 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: KC-45 Vs KC-10
Replies: 21
Views: 17612

RE: KC-45 Vs KC-10

Has anyone seen an official MTOW for the KC-45 besides the civilian A330F MTOW? Are they the same?

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by TropicBird
Sat Mar 29, 2008 11:17 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: NG And Usaf Ask GAO To Dismiss Boeing Protest...
Replies: 51
Views: 6241

RE: NG And Usaf Ask GAO To Dismiss Boeing Protest...

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by TropicBird
Sat Mar 29, 2008 4:06 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: NG And Usaf Ask GAO To Dismiss Boeing Protest...
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RE: NG And Usaf Ask GAO To Dismiss Boeing Protest...

What I am waiting to come out of this protest is whom in the US<acronym title="Air France">AF</acronym> discouraged Boeing from offering the 777? That person or persons may have violated the federal acquisitions regulations in doing so as it would have been inappropriate for someone on the 'inside' ...

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by TropicBird
Sat Mar 22, 2008 7:04 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Boeing Co Tanker Blog
Replies: 105
Views: 10240

RE: Boeing Co Tanker Blog

Can anyone here provide a link which shows the production content for all of Boeing's aircraft line (737-747)?

Thanks..

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