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

Date:         09 Sep 98 04:12:18 
From:         Krish Chilukuri <krish@san.rr.com>
Organization: TWC Road Runner, San Diego, CA
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Larry Sakurai wrote:
> Now I'd like to see the 717 be successful-- Douglas'
> last legacy in the commercial transport business, but when Boeing cut the
> MD-90, it's hard for me to see how the 717-- without a family stablemate--
> will compete well against Fairchild-Dornier's products, and others.

The MD90 is definiely not a stable mate for the B717. I doubt pilots could cross
train. Different engines, different cockpit ---

Krish Chilukuri