Re: Big Bird Spotted

Date:         09 Jan 98 00:50:51 
From:         k_ish <>
Organization: Netcom
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John van Veen wrote:
> Today a large twin engine jet was observed doing flight tests at the local
> tarmac-GEG.  It was in Cathay Pacific colors, the registration was N5016R
> I believe, and it was trailing a cone from the tip of the rudder.

This is the first 777-300 for CX, the launch customer for this variant.
It is undergoing flight test; it was reported seen at ABQ last week by
another post to this NG.

Or, perhaps CX is starting 777 service ABQ-GEG  :-)

Ken Ishiguro