Date: 28 Jul 97 01:13:25 From: "john r." <firstname.lastname@example.org> Organization: silence References: 1
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In article <airliners.1997.1470@ohare.Chicago.COM>, "P. Wezeman" <email@example.com> writes > I often stay in a suburb of Minneapolis, Minnesota, where I am under >one of the approach paths to Twin Cities International Airport. Does any >airline operate the Boeing 777 out of the twin cities? > How can one distinguish a Boeing 777 from the many other twin engine >airliners, seeing it in flight without any direct size comparison? I >suppose I could make a set of World War Two style flash cards with >aircraft silhouettes. 1 Its big 2 Squared off tail cone, not rounded like most other a/c. 3 Long thin wings, obvious in flight when you have your eye in. 4 Flight deck windows appear as a small visor like slit. Of course they are as big as any other plane, but see item 1. 5 Its quiet. I work on the ramp at Heathrow and its stange to see one moving under power near silently, if you are in front. GE for better or worse. Cheers, -- _J_O_H_N____R_E_L_P_H____________ firstname.lastname@example.org Teddington, Middlesex in Cold Old England.