Re: RR, PW and GE

Date:         20 Nov 98 02:30:53 
From:         john@nospam.demon.co.uk (John Wright)
Organization: Janet, me and our cats in our little cottage
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On 03 Nov 98 02:05:45 , in <airliners.1998.1740@ohare.Chicago.COM>,
Mario Leite Fernandes wrote:
>
>> >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.

In "Boeing Aircraft since 1916" by Peter M Bowers it says 37 707-420s
were built - 5 for Lufthansa (430), 17 for BOAC (16 x 436 and 1 x 465),
2 for BOAC-Cunard (436), 6 for Air India (437), 3 for Varig (441), 3 for
El Al (458), and 1 for Cunard Eagle (465).
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