Re: Fate of the MD-11, MD-90, MD-95

Date:         17 Dec 96 03:09:16 
From:         Dave Kinney <kinney@acsynt.arc.nasa.gov>
Organization: NASA Ames Research Center
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Planecrazy wrote:
>
> Now that MDC and Boeing are merging, I wonder what will be the fate of
> the MD-11, MD-90 and MD-95.  Each model competes in some way with at
> least one of Boeing's current or proposed products.  Do you think that
> we are about to see the end of a famous (sometimes infamous) and
> distinctive aircraft lineage?  Do you believe that Boeing  Co. might
> pay homage to Douglas by, somehow, incorporating MDC products into
> it's commercial product line?

I read in the San Jose Mercury this morning that the MD aircraft will
become products of the new company - but that wether they will be
continued will depend upon customer orders.

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