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Old 23 January 2005, 09:00   #31
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....No it isn't. It was sold back to the Germans in 2002..
You are quite right - for some reason BAe mention it on their site but H+K don't on theirs - strange!!! It was sold back to the management so Bae could concentrate on their core business.

Sold back to the Germans isn't quite right - sold to the management is - a lot of the managers were British!!!
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Old 23 January 2005, 14:42   #32
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...Sold back to the Germans isn't quite right - sold to the management is - a lot of the managers were British!!!
...but, in December 2002, was sold to Heckler & Koch Beteiligungs GmbH, a German registered company established for the purpose of its acquisition. The company has its headquarters in Oberndorf, Germany, where 630 of its 700 employees are based.....

...'bout as British as the Monarchy
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Old 24 January 2005, 16:05   #33
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"With the best will in the world Jonathan, this has nothing to do with wrongly programming a computer. He's just low on the approach. How he got there, only they will know. "

Sorry - but my information was - that the pilot was overweight - and also had put "bad" info in the computer- he was on take off and neraly hit the container truck.

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