Hawker Wins Access To Relator Docs In Faulty Part Suit

Law360, New York (May 19, 2011, 7:51 PM EDT) -- A Kansas federal judge on Wednesday granted Hawker Beechcraft Corp. access to certain communications between the government and two relators in a whistleblower action alleging Hawker and its supplier deceived the government about the quality of military plane parts.

The relators, who are former employees of aerostructures supplier TECT Aerospace Inc., filed their action under the False Claims Act in July 2007, alleging that TECT and Hawker Beechcraft — which contracts with the U.S. for the sale and production of completed aircraft — misrepresented that the...
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