Re: What really is a 'Jumbo'?

From: (Robert Ashcroft)
Organization: Stanford University, CA 94305, USA
Date:         15 Apr 95 11:38:21 
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In article <airliners.1995.399@ohare.Chicago.COM>,
Karl Swartz <kls@ohare.Chicago.COM> wrote:
>I don't see range as a very good metric -- the early A300 didn't have
>all that great a range.  And there is at least one project afoot to
>put Western engines on the Ilyushins, the Il-96-300, I believe.  There
>was also a proposal to re-engine the Il-86 with Western engines though
>that fell through, at least for now.

Last week's AvWeek called the re-engined project the "Il-96M".