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  • Louis Gallois, chief executive officer of EADS, which is Airbus' parent company, gestures during a news conference in Hamburg, Germany, on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012. (AP Photo/dapd, Philipp Guelland)

    Airbus takes record orders in 2011 to beat Boeing

    Airbus took in a record number of orders for new commercial aircraft last year as strong demand for its revamped single-aisle plane helped it best U.S. rival Boeing Co. in the race for orders for the fourth year running.

  • Illustration: Boeing v. EADS by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    GAFFNEY: Scandalous air tanker decision

    Within days, the Obama Pentagon is expected to decide which supplier to rely upon for what is, arguably, the cornerstone of America's ability to project power for the next 40 years: the next-generation aerial-refueling tanker known as the KC-X. The choice for this role - which is worth conservatively $40 billion - would seem to be a no-brainer. The obvious winning candidate to produce and maintain 179 tankers for decades to come would be a reliable, experienced and responsible U.S. manufacturer: Boeing.

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