Re: Fastest airliner ?

From: ("Niels M. Sampath")
Organization: i b4 e xcept after c
Date:         30 Jul 95 13:02:08 
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In article <airliners.1995.1134@ohare.Chicago.COM> you write:

> While definitely not a hot-rod by the book, I think a DC-8 holds the
> speed record for a "subsonic" jetliner -- during a test flight, one
> went very slightly supersonic, which depending on altitude was around
> 700-750 mph or so.  I'm not sure if a 707 has accomplished that feat

I read it was a DC-8-40 (R-R Conway engines) later delivered to
Canadian Pacific.