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Old 29th Feb 2020, 10:40
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Originally Posted by Baldeep Inminj View Post
FNW is quite correct. Ascent do not own the aircraft, they are the property of the MOD.
Then perhaps they have been negotiating on behalf of MOD or perhaps Airbus have been involved - either way Ascent needs more 145s and someone will have to pay for them. No doubt the British taxpayer.
Perhaps the same senior officers who f**cked this up in the first place are now trying to work out how to rob Peter to pay Paul and acquire new 145s so the training contract can actually start to work.
All the risk with this contract seems to fall to the taxpayer and someone thought this was a great idea.
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