Date: 20 Nov 98 02:30:53 From: firstname.lastname@example.org (John Wright) Organization: Janet, me and our cats in our little cottage References: 1 2 3 4
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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). -- John Wright "There's spam egg sausage and spam, that's not got _much_ spam in it." "I don't want *any* spam..."