Date: 16 Jun 98 02:15:08 From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Malcolm Weir) Organization: Little to None References: 1 2 3
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On 08 Jun 98 02:57:59 , kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz) caused to appear as if it was written: >> It is a pretty safe bet to say that some of the customers will cancel >> their remaining orders, since the value of the MD11 will take a deep >> drop. > >I see no reason to expect that MD-11 values will plummet. With nearly >200 of them built, and substantial commonality with the DC-10, it's not >like they're rare orphans. The MD-80 didn't drop in value once Boeing >announced termination of that program, and for that matter 727 values >still aren't that bad considering how long they've been out of >production. Didn't the TWA MD-80 order happen *after* Boeing announced the end of that program? One of the reasons that companies announce end-of-production is so that potential customers know that they'd better place an order sooner rather than later... Malc.