Re: B757/B767/B777 Stearing system?

Date:         11 Feb 98 04:24:06 
From:         Marc Schaeffer <marcmscREMOVE_TO_REPLY@cmdnet.lu>
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Niels Sampath wrote:
> >The first three A340s were all retained by Airbus, though it appears
> >that only the first was a prototype.  I have no idea why they wouldn't
> >have sold the other two.
>
> I thought that 2 had been sold to BWIA, which then cancelled,
> and they were then taken up by Virgin.

CorrectMSN 2 is an A340-311 former F-WWAS now operated by VS (Virgin) as
G-VHOL (since 30-05-97)
MSN 3 is an A340-311 former F-WWDA now operated by VS (Virgin) as G-VSEA
(since 07-07-97)

> Speculation: There was a report in a recent Flight International
> about Airbus building A340-based-Belugas.

Right have a look at http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/Lab/8803/
beluga.htm. But those Mega-belugas are just projects.

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