From: Mikeboyd@cris.com (Mike_Boyd) Organization: Concentric Research Corporation Date: 13 Apr 95 10:46:53 References: 1 Followups: 1
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Marc Richard Wollemborg <email@example.com> writes: >I've always held the opinion that only 747s are Jumbos; but I have read >several articles in which other wide-body passenger jets (such as the >A300, 767, etc.) are referred to as "jumbo jets". Anyone have any >insightful comments on this? The rule of thumb I've always used is that a plane with two aisles is a jumbo. This means more than six seats across in steerage. I mean coach. I would certainly consider the DC-10, with a 2-5-2 seat configuration, to be as jumbo as the 747, with 3-3-3 seating.