posted on Jun, 15 2003 @ 02:23 AM
...especially russians, because there are two russian planes (A supersonic tupolev in 1975 and a MIG-30 in 1999 (I think)). Somebody told me that for
the tupolev (A concord clone), the french secret service know that russian was interested in copying the concorde and give them some falsified plans
via a double-agent...
Americans cant really boycott the paris airshow because there are all the aircraft industry professionals and many contract are signed there. But
there are 50% less this year, almost because of the air industry crisis since 9/11.