From: email@example.com (Terrell D. Drinkard) Organization: Boeing Date: 04 Dec 92 22:30:32 PST References: 1 2 3 Followups: 1
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In article <airliners.1992.80@ohare.Chicago.COM> firstname.lastname@example.org (David Moore) writes: >I have no idea why they were delivering via London. Possibly to reproduce the MacRobertson Race of 1932 or '33. That went from London to Sydney, as I recall. The Boeing 247 and the Douglas DC-2 came in second and third behind a special build DeHavilland racer. That was a remarkable period of change in the airplane industry. However, that race tooks a few weeks (all of this is from memory - I don't have any references on it, or if I do I don't know where they are :-). Just a theory... -- Terry email@example.com "Anyone who thinks they can hold the company responsible for what I say has more lawyers than sense."