Boeing cancels 767-500X/600X?

Date:         21 Jan 97 01:32:22 
From:         kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz)
Organization: Chicago Software Works, Menlo Park, California
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Today's Wall St. Journal has an article on page A3 (of the Western
Edition) saying that Boeing has cancelled plans to build two larger
derivatives of the 747 (the -500X and -600X) due to escalating costs
and insufficient orders from customers.

Oddly,, which usually is very current with regard to
press releases, has no trace of what the WSJ reported as a late-night
announcement on Monday.

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