Re: 777, 787, 797 and next ???

Date:         10 Jul 97 17:46:12 
From:         Trevor Fenn <>
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Marc Schaeffer wrote:
> I wonder what happens to the Boeing 7x7 series, once the 797 has been
> used. Will this (future) model be followed by a 808, 818 ... or a 708,
> 718 ??
> Sure this question will only be rising up around the year 2015, but I
> wonder if Boeing has reserved certain series of numbers, like it is
> common in the car industry.

reserved series of numbers??? with whom?

Isn't that the whole reason that Intel came out with pentiums?

They were told they could not stop people from using numbers, only names
hence Pentium

Trevor Fenn