Date: 26 Jun 98 02:37:49 From: Chuanga@cris.com (H Andrew Chuang) Organization: Concentric Internet Services References: 1 2 Followups: 1
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In article <airliners.1998.938@ohare.Chicago.COM>, Karl Swartz <kls@ohare.Chicago.COM> wrote: > >The A330/340 wing accomplishes this but >has some serious compromises as a result, which is why the A340-500/600 >will have a new or mostly new wing. I made the same statement before and was corrected by someone in the industry that the wing on the A340-500/600 is not a new one, it's only an "insert". IIRC, the new A340-500/600 will still have a nominal cruise Mach number of 0.82, same as the original A340.