On Wednesday, August 09, 2000 1:08 PM email@example.com wrote:
> > > Thirty year old technology, and still the fastest passenger aircraft
> > > the sky.
> > > Sigh...
> "The 747 is big and fast, but not because Boeing set out to build it that
> The 747 is the smallest and slowest plane which could carry demand."
> -- paraphrase of something the WSJ
I was under the impression the 747 was originally designed to be a military
cargo plane, but was beaten out by the C-5, so Boeing put it on the
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