MD-11 or is that 1.1? was: AMR.....

Date:         23 Nov 96 20:09:56 
From:         wb8foz@netcom.com (David Lesher)
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gfmoff1@airmail.net (Gary Moffitt) writes:

>American is phasing out it is wide body Douglas aircraft, indeed some of
>AA's "nonstop" Pacific flights actually included a fueling stop. The
>dc10-30 served AA well, but the MD11 just couldn't carry fuel, people and
>cargo all at once.  In fact some of the MD11's are already gone, they are
>being leased or sold to Fed Ex.  Besides what will those new 777's
>replace?

What happens in this deal? Does the manufacturer refund x amount
of $$, buy them back and resell them at a lower price or ???

[Not to mention the megabux spent on training pilots and mechs,
etc. Is it any wonder they are now buying Boeing...?]


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