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March 14, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Marquardt Wins Jet Contract: Marquardt Manufacturing Inc. in Van Nuys said it reached tentative agreement on a $120-million contract to build fuselages for a new business jet being assembled by Swearingen Aircraft Inc. in San Antonio. Marquardt said the new production, scheduled to start late this year, would create more than 300 additional jobs. The SJ130 jet, expected to be certified by federal authorities in late 1993, is an eight-passenger jet costing about $2.6 million.
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March 14, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Marquardt Wins Jet Contract: Marquardt Manufacturing Inc. in Van Nuys said it reached tentative agreement on a $120-million contract to build fuselages for a new business jet being assembled by Swearingen Aircraft Inc. in San Antonio. Marquardt said the new production, scheduled to start late this year, would create more than 300 additional jobs. The SJ130 jet, expected to be certified by federal authorities in late 1993, is an eight-passenger jet costing about $2.6 million.
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November 27, 1995 | From Associated Press
Later it settled on a more modest $260-million partnership deal with British Aerospace. Both projects fell apart, and embarrassed Taiwanese officials admit they were too ambitious. Still, Taiwan hasn't given up on its dream. No longer content with making toys, shoes and cut-rate appliances for the world, it wants to be a player in the aerospace industry.
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April 7, 1992 | JAMES F. PELTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Drivers who haul furniture for North American Van Lines are about to get a firsthand look at the forces reshaping the U. S. defense industry. North American, a unit of Norfolk Southern Corp., last month ordered a $220,000 computerized simulator for testing and training its drivers. The simulator's builder: a joint venture that includes Perceptronics Inc., a Woodland Hills defense contractor that mainly produces tank- and missile-training simulators for the Pentagon.
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