Alternative fuels have been in the news for some time, and
especially after President Bush's state of the union speech earlier
this month -- but until now, those stories have focused almost
exclusively on automobiles. What about airplanes?
Whistleblowers Say Planes Contain "Bogus Parts"; Earlier Case
Three former Boeing employees have filed a federal lawsuit
against that company and Ducommun, claiming the Los
Angeles-based supplier sold defective and nonconforming parts, and
falsified records to cover it up.
The Iraqi Air Force (IAF) is showing off its newest equipment at
New Al Murthana Air Base. The Mil Mi-17 helicopters are brand new,
with zero hours, and are being delivered, up to four at a time, by
Russian Antonov-124 transports.