Re: Boeing Pronunciation

From: (Thundercraft)
Organization: UNIServe Online
Date:         29 Jul 96 13:24:40 
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In article <airliners.1996.1381@ohare.Chicago.COM>, says...
>This may sound like a really dumb question, but I like to be on top of
>things. In the computer world, technical words have specific
>pronunciations. No where is it written that 80486 is pronounced
>"eighty-four-eighty-six." In the aviation world I wonder how you say the
>names of the planes in the Boeing fleet?

What ever sounds good to you is fine.  Many people even drop the first seven
and just say 'two-seven , three-seven, etc.'  As in most things in this life,
people are always looking for short cuts.