From: Joseph Edward Nemec <"nemecj"@mit.edu (IHTFP!!!)> Date: 02 Apr 1997 15:30:16 -0500 Organization: Masschusetts Institute of Technology References: 1 2 3 Followups: 1 2 3
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Stephen D. Todd wrote: > On countless occasions I've heard the 777 referred to as the Trouble-7. > Rumour has it that UA experiences frequent mech delays. Althought the > M11 seems to go mech in "spurts" ie: last week of every month... or > something to that effect. That's strange, because even United's 777 have had an operational record that is better than any other airplane in service. BA has had trouble with the 777 IGWs engines, but that's GE, not Boeing.