From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Gunter Ahrendt) Organization: The University of Western Australia Date: 06 Jan 93 14:37:16 PST References: 1 Followups: 1 2 3 4 5
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email@example.com (Kevin Driscoll) writes: >This episode was titled "Mass Transit in the Sky". It started by saying >that just after commercial jet transport's infancy (707), the Europeans >went for speed with the SST and the US went for size (principally the >747); and then the Europeans had to play catch up after making this mistake. Huh? The SST was a US project, and the Europeans started the Jet Race, it's the US that played catch-up, If Boeing would have been first they would have had the joy of discovering Metal fatigue and then De Havilland would have cleaned up the world marker...alas it was vice versa.