Boeing, CFM International and Rolls-Royce are facing a multi-billion dollar antitrust suit from a California company claiming the manufacturers conspired to kill a 727 reengining program. The company, Aviation Upgrade Technologies Inc. (AUT), says in a suit that it had tentative deals with CFM and Rolls-Royce to supply engines for a program to retrofit up to 700 727-200s. The reworked jets would have had two new engines and upgraded avionics and would have been sold at $24 million ...


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