Re: 747 "Classic" ?

From:         pandy@tcp.co.uk (Andrew Cameron)
Organization: Total Connectivity Providers - Internet access for the UK
Date:         13 Apr 96 16:44:50 
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astracon@aol.com (Astracon) wrote:

>In a recent conversation with someone from Virgin Atlantic the gentleman
>referred to the airline's 747-200's as 747 Classics.  This is a new term
>on me and I was wondering what its origin is and if it is used
>industry-wide?

>Steve

This is a common UK originated term for pre -400 series 747s. I don't
believe that there are any -300s on the UK register, but still a
number of -100s as well as 200s.

Andrew