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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"I am deeply troubled by the Air Force's decision to
award the KC-X tanker to a French company that has never built a
tanker in its history. We should have an American tanker built by
an American company with American workers. I cannot believe we
would create French jobs in place of Kansas jobs."
Source: Kansas Congressman Todd Tiahrt,
reacting to Friday's announcement by the Pentagon of the selection
of the Northrop/EADS KC-30 to fulfill the first phase of the US Air
Force KC-X tanker contract, over a competing bid from Boeing.