Re: Fairchild-Dornier 328JET Selling Points

Date:         05 Nov 99 00:04:00 
From:         Trevor Fenn <convair@erols.com>
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"P. Wezeman" wrote:
>         When I first read about the 328JET in Aviation Week it seemed
> like something of a stop-gap, a minimal jet conversion of the 328
> turboprop that could be ready quickly until a purpose-built
> jetliner of that size, which would be faster and have greater fuel
> efficiency, was available.  Now I see that they are selling a lot
> of the planes. What do the customers like about them? How does the
> 328JET compare to other regional jetliners of the same size?

The main selling point would be that the travelling public has an
aversion to propellors

Trevor Fenn