The sporty game

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 1982 - Transportation - 242 pages
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An examination of the current state of the airline construction industry focuses on the dramatic, highly competitive, high-stakes competition between Boeing, Lockheed, McDonnell-Douglas, and Europe's Airbus Industrie

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User Review  - Len Washko - Goodreads

Very fine chronicle of the billion dollar market battles between Boeing, McDonnell Douglas, Airbus and Lockheed in the seventies. Good lessons in strategy, industry vision and management. The number ... Read full review

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User Review  - Thamrong - Goodreads

The politics of commercial aviation and the unbending determination to break the American monopoly in the long and medium ranges commercial aircraft industry. The formation of European consortium 'Airbus' and the decision on wide-body and twin engines. Read full review


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John Newhouse covered foreign policy for "The New Yorker" throughout the 1980s and early 1990s. He has served as assistant director of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency and was senior policy adviser for European affairs in the U.S. State Department during the latter half of the Clinton administration. He is the author of eight other books, including "Cold Dawn" and "Europe Adrift," He lives in Washington, D.C.

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