Re: 747 "Classic" ?

From:         "A. Kevin Rodriguez" <bmi@tiac.com>
Organization: Coleman & Rodriguez Consulting
Date:         20 Apr 96 14:02:49 
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Andrew Muir wrote:
> >> In a recent conversation with someone from Virgin Atlantic the gentleman
> >> referred to the airline's 747-200's as 747 Classics.
> >It's not a term I've heard at Boeing.
> Have you heard the 737-3/4/500 referred to as the 737 "Classic" in Puget
> Sound?  That's what we are calling them here in Wichita.

Does this mean that the -100s of the 37 and 47 should be called the
7x7 "Relic"?

Let's see now 747 Classic, Apple Classic, ...
"Classic" = Marketing ploy to sell outdated technology as an
economical alternative.

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A. Kevin Rodriguez (bmi@tiac.com)
Coleman & Rodriguez Consulting
Portsmouth, New Hampshire   03802