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September 28, 2013 at 7:57 AM

The Lockheed Electra flies again

Another piece of history As a Seattle Museum of Flight member, I am pleased that the Lockheed Electra has been saved in flyable condition, and will anchor a major exhibit. [“A piece of history takes wing,” NW Sunday, Sept. 22.] Meanwhile, more than 2,000 miles to the east, Boeing’s strategic-bomber prototype, XB-47, languishes outdoors in the…


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April 29, 2013 at 7:02 AM

Boeing outsources 787 labor to France, Japan

Will Boeing pay income tax? It is great that Boeing got billions in tax breaks down in Carolina [“FAA, Boeing delegated much of the 787 testing,” page one, April 25]. The fact that it outsourced to France which then outsourced the battery work to Japan hasn’t affected their stock prices and caused its core operating profit…


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