From: "David K. Cornutt" <email@example.com> Organization: Residential Engineering Date: 29 Jul 96 13:24:40 References: 1 Followups: 1
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In article <airliners.1996.1381@ohare.Chicago.COM> McElravy, firstname.lastname@example.org writes: >Is there any "official" way to pronounce these planes? I always pronounce >them "seven-oh-seven, seven-thirty-seven, seven-forty-seven, etc., etc." >The only plane I use the Boeing method for is the 777, which is the >"triple-seven", or "seven-seven-seven" to me, because "seven-seventy-seven" >sounds dorky. Should I mend my ways? The way you describe is how the Boeing people that I know do it: "seven-twenty-seven", "seven-thirty-seven", etc. The exception is the 777 for which they prefer "seven-seven-seven". Also, I went through the Everett tour last year, and this is how they did it. Now: does anyone know how to pronounce "Boeing 314"? :-) --- David K. Cornutt, Residentially Engineered, Huntsville, AL email: email@example.com I'm a rocket scientist. Don't tell me what TV I must see.