From: Manuel.DeKlerck@ping.be (Manuel De Klerck) Organization: PING Belgium Date: 09 Nov 95 02:19:11 References: 1 2 3 Followups: 1
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Michael Carley <email@example.com> wrote: >Colin Povey <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: >>I was wondering if you know why the Avro RJ rejional jets are >>so popular. I like the planes myself, but I thought that the >>four engines would dramaticially increase the cost of the planes. >Probably because the four engines make passengers feel more secure. Four (lighter) engines allow a lighter construction of the wings, so although the engines may cost more, overall cost is not increased.