Date: 10 Sep 98 02:08:20 From: "Michael Weiss" <ANTISPAMmweiss@microsoft.com> Organization: Microsoft Corp. References: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Followups: 1
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Karl Swartz wrote in message ... >Yes, Boeing could have built an entirely new aircraft, but chose not to >do so. That reduced time to market and lowered costs (hence incresing >profits and/or lowering price) for Boeing, while allowing much greater >commonality for previous 737 customers. And, let's not forget that they only expected to sell about fifty of 'em. R&D had to be kept to a minimum. This was, after all, before airline deregulation.