From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Harry Bawcom) Organization: Motorola SPS ASIC, Chandler, AZ Date: 07 Jan 94 23:23:02 PST References: 1
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What happened to the DC-7? The DC-7 had Turbo-compound engines that were very expensive to maintain and not as reliable as the previous generation's lower power engines. For that reason most Turbo-compound engined airplanes have been scrapped. This also had a bearing on the jet's rapid acceptance.