Re: C-5 to 747?

Date:         10 Dec 97 04:05:00 
From:         rlawler@isd.net
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C. Marin Faure wrote:
> Many people assume that the 747 was a direct outgrowth of Boeing's C-5
> effort, and that the 747 is, in effect, a civilian version of our C-5
> design.

Lets face it, history has shown that if Boeing would have received the
C5 contract the Air Force and taxpayer would have been better served. The
B747 design has always carried more payload farther, faster, with more
reliability that the C5A or C5B.

Boeing makes big aircraft better....