The Linked Destinies of Boeing and Airbus

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On the vast playing field that Boeing  and EADS subsidiary Airbus compete on, a single segment is notable for the investment that the two companies are making in the very same technology. In the accompanying video article, Motley Fool contributor Asit Sharma discusses this technology and the other major industrial concern that stands to benefit: General Electric . With the various aircraft configurations that Boeing and Airbus compete head-to-head against each other to design and build, it's sometimes helpful to focus on one type of aircraft to illuminate the larger growth opportunities available to each company, as Asit does in the following video. 

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