Re: HS Trident

Date:         16 Jun 97 21:35:38 
From:         Marc Schaeffer <marcmsc@geocities.com>
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Dimitrios Tombros wrote:

> Are there any HS Tridents still flying (airliner or military)?
After checking http://www.totavia.com/hawkeye/hs121.html I would say
that there are no more Tridents flying around.

> Why did this aircraft which was so similar to B727 have so little success?
>Was it some kind of construction or operational problem or just bad
> marketing?
Both, the size of the plane did not fit the needs and fuel cosumption
and maintenance was very expensive compared to other birds. Bad
marketing did the rest.

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