Re: Concorde Down

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Wed Aug 09 2000 - 22:01:31 MDT

Spike Jones wrote:
> Technotranscendence wrote:
> > 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
> > commercial market.
> Ja, well Lockheed kicked Boeing butt that time. Of course, they
> kicked ours in the 747 vs L1011 contest... {8-[ spike

The L-1011 is my favorite air liner. I used to love to fly on them with
TWA when flying from Seattle to Boston nonstop. The huge legroom that
coach seats had was incredible (wide seats too).


Mike Lorrey

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