Re: DC-8s in service; no 707s?

Date:         31 Jan 97 14:29:23 
From: (alain arnaud)
Organization: The World Public Access UNIX, Brookline, MA
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: >In article <airliners.1997.239@ohare.Chicago.COM>,
: >Merlin Dorfman <> wrote:
: >>     A couple of weeks ago in this newsgroup there was a thread about the
: >>number of (early) DC-10s in service as compared to few if any L-1011s.
: >>     A similar comment might be made about 707s and Dc-8s.  It has been
: >>a long time since I've seen a 707 (707-airframe TACAMOs and Joint STARS,
: >>yes, and a double-take at an A340 at DFW last year, but not an airline
: >>707).  But I frequently see DC-8s, in cargo service with new engines.
: >>     Is there a reason that the DC-8 airframes are still in service
: >>up to 30 years later while the 707s are not?

	I remember reading somewhere that the 757 has the same fuselage
	than a 707.
	If so can't we say that 707 are still flying though with new
	electronics and engines?

Alan Arnaud