Re: What really is a 'Jumbo'?

From:         Mark Radovich <>
Organization: OzEmail Pty Ltd - Australia
Date:         20 Apr 95 01:51:48 
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Marc Richard Wollemborg <> wrote:
 >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?

I thought a "Jumbo" was an elephant and that a B747-400 was an "Electric

Mark Radovich