Re: trivia Q -- # of units of top-selling aircraft

From:         spagiola@FRI-nxt-Pagiola.Stanford.EDU (Stefano Pagiola)
Organization: Stanford University
Date:         11 Nov 93 02:12:43 PST
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Karl Swartz writes
> Here are the top-ranked Western jetliners:
> 
> Boeing 737          2500+ (#2500 delivered to Southwest 7/13/93)
> Douglas DC-9/MD-80  2065+ (#2065 delivered to USAir 7/1/93)
> Boeing 727          1832
> Boeing 747          1000+ (#1000 rolled out 9/10/93, for Singapore)
> Boeing 707/720      1010  (see notes below)
> 
> No others have hit the 1000 mark.  Other notables include the
> Airbus A300/A310 (nearing 700), Boeing 757 (nearing 600), McDonnell
> Douglas DC-10/MD-11 (about 550), and Boeing 767 (just past 500).

You forgot the A320 (nearing 500).   As a nitpick, also bear in mind  
that the highest msn in the A300/A310 series isn't a measure of the  
total produced, because in the early 1980s order doldrums several  
msns were cancelled and never built.  I think this accounted for  
about 20-odd aircraft.

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