"Airbus takes particular issue
with Boeing's defense work, although Airbus's parent companies, EADS and
BAE Systems, enjoy similar military contracts."
-Richard Aboulafia, vice president, analysis,
for the Teal Group, in a Nov. 11 Financial Times opinion piece on aircraft
"Government loans in any
form to the civil aircraft industry must be outlawed. It is high time
the European industry stood on its own two feet just as Boeing has always
-Howard Wheeldon, U.K.-based director of Independent
Equity Research Ltd., in an editorial placed on Dow Jones Newswires on
been particularly gratifying for people in the factory back here is we've
had [U.S. Marine] company commanders come back and send the word that
they really appreciated their ScanEagle."
-Steve Sliwa, chief executive officer of
the Insitu Group, in the Nov. 13 Seattle Times. The U.S. Marines have
deployed ScanEagle, a small unmanned air vehicle that Insitu developed
and adapted for the military in a joint venture with Boeing, in Iraq.