Re: Cubana DC-10

From:         Pete Hughes <>
Date:         27 Jun 96 12:56:56 
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In article <airliners.1996.1023@ohare.Chicago.COM>, Steve Howie
<> writes
>According to the Cuban government Web page, under Cubana, they indicate
>they operate a DC-10 for international flights. Given the less than rosy
>relations between the two governments, I wonder if anyone has information
>on how Cubana gets their spares for this plane, given that the trade
>embargo would probably preclude this sort of dealing? I know the Cubans
>were very resourceful in keeping '57 Chevies running by fabricating
>spares, but I sincerely hope this philosophy wouldn't extend to a jetliner

The Cubana DC10 is French registered and belongs to AOM so I guess the
problem doesn't arise!

Pete Hughes