Re: Fairchild-Dornier 328JET Selling Points

Date:         05 Nov 99 00:04:01 
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>        The 328JET seems to be violating the unwritten rule that
>successful jet aircraft should be designed from scratch as jets.
>The only other propeller-to-jet conversion that reached production
>status that I know of was the Yak-15 fighter, and perhaps the Supermarine
>Attacker, which used the wing and landing gear from the Spiteful.

I could be wrong, but, isn't the Embraer ERJ-145 based on a previous prop
design?  Look how popular IT is!