Pompeo, Boisture to Air Force: Tell us why Hawker Beechcraft was excluded from LAS contract

…………..Hawker Beechcraft CEO Bill Boisture and U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo had one message this morning at a press conference inside a company hangar in east Wichita.

They want the Air Force to explain why it excluded the company’s bid for a light air support contract worth up to nearly $1 billion.

“We want to know,” Boisture said………….

So do a lot of folks. I have no issue with Sierra Nevada and Embraer winning as long it is on the merits and technical aspect of the respective air frames. I personally think the Super Tucano is a better aircraft for the mission. I have read the specs and performance figures. But that is just me.

The ultimate test is this……………..is the aircraft going to be able to kill when called upon? That is what everything boils down to.

Link is to the Wichita Eagle’s Air Capital Insider Blog.

http://blogs.kansas.com/aviation/2012/01/06/pompeo-boisture-to-air-force-tell-us-why-hawker-beechcraft-was-excluded-from-las-contract/

Advertisements

One thought on “Pompeo, Boisture to Air Force: Tell us why Hawker Beechcraft was excluded from LAS contract

You may fire when ready, Gridley

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s