Re: 707 airframes (Re: Date of Construction)

From:         jdd@db.toronto.edu (John DiMarco)
Organization: Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto
Date:         31 Mar 94 00:30:01 PST
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drinkard@bcstec.ca.boeing.com (Terrell D. Drinkard) writes:

>The DC-8 has shown much better economics over the long haul.  Fewer
>ADs, fewer aging fleet maintenance requirements.  But, all of that came at
>a price.

I'm not quite clear exactly why this is so. What exactly about the 707 makes
it less economical than the DC8? 

Regards,

John
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