On Mon, 17 Feb 2020 14:09:46 -0600, "Byker" <byker@do~rag.net
>"PhantomView" wrote in message
>On Sun, 16 Feb 2020 19:43:20 -0600, "Byker" <byker@do~rag.net
>>"Jesus Christ is a lying JEW BASTARD" wrote in message
>>>> C919 will compete with MAX 737 and EmBraer 176
>>>I think not: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axZ7YTZgcHg
>> It is comparatively low-tech. However that is not a
>> big problem everywhere. 2nd/3rd-world countries
>> might be interested, especially if the price was right.
>That'll change once the planes start needing spares and factory mechanics
>and there are few to be had, as Sukhoi Superjet customers have found out.
That was a Soviet and American ploy back in the day.
Sell them a bunch of military equipment, and then you
have them on the hook for replacement parts. The
Soviet stuff needed a lot of fixing.
Russia still cannot make a decent ball bearing.
>> Let them buy Russian engines ... or try building some
>> of their own.
>They can do that, except that their fuel efficiency can't match that of the
Aw ...... tough ............
So we should not sell them working examples of