Re: RR, PW and GE

Date:         20 Nov 98 02:30:52 
From:         "Mario Leite Fernandes" <>
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> > >The 707-400 series was powered by RR.  BOAC, Lufthansa, Air India
> > >at least bought numbers of these.
> > >The RR-powered DC-8s only scored TCA (Air Canada) I think
> >
> > Ops, of course there were other RR DC-8 purchasers.
> Douglas manufactured 32 Dc8-43s, the Rolls-Royce Conway powered type: 15
> for Alitalia, 11 for Air Canada and six for Canadian Pacific.
> Second-hand users included Air Jamaica, Cargolux, Cubana, Lybian Arab,
> Zambia Airways, Zantop and the US FAA.
> I don't have the data for the Boeing 707-420, the Conway-powered 707, but
> you can add Varig and Israel's El Al to your list.

Got the Boeing 707-420 data:
Boeing built 37 Rolls-Royce Conway powered 707s - 16 for Boac, one for
Cunard Eagle, three for Boac/Cunard,
six for Air India, five for Lufthansa, three for Varig and three for El Al.
Ghana Airways ordered two, but cancelled before delivery.