Re: Identifying Boeing 777

Date:         28 Jul 97 01:13:25 
From:         "Paul Stow" <thestows@mbox3.singnet.com.sg>
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In <airliners.1997.1470@ohare.Chicago.COM> "P. Wezeman" <pwezeman@blue.weeg.uiowa.edu> writes:
>   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.

A B777 has three pairs of wheels on each oleo of the main undercarriage,
the nearest looking aeroplane (B767) has on two pairs. Boeing large twins
taper at the back and Airbus don't, they are flat on the top all the way to
the back.