Re: Boeing craziness (was Re: 767-400 "a different type"?)

Date:         23 Aug 98 14:33:54 
From:         Marc Schaeffer <marcmsc*@cmdnet.lu>
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H Andrew Chuang wrote:

> The Brunei Sultan ordered one or two A340-8000s.

2 IIRC. But I can't find it in the AI production lists. I guess that the
-8000 which did the flight test was indeed a beefed -200. But wasn't the
fuselage of the -8000 also supposed to be shorter ?

>  Air Canada was the
> only airline operator that had signed an MoU for the A340-8000.  However,
> AC had later withdrawn the commitment but ordered the A340-500 and -600
> instead.

Right.
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