Johnston's 707 roll

Date:         13 Feb 99 02:26:03 
From:         "Reino F." <reino.furuhjelm@finlandmail.com>
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The modetor made a comment that test pilot Tex Johnston made a barrell roll
during Gold Cup race for hydroplanes. Very important for Boeing  were
airline managers who were in a boat watching the show. Johnston said in a
TV interview that "I was just selling aeroplanes, the barrell roll was my
idea".   More info about 1955 event:
http://www.seattletimes.com/news/lifestyles/html98/altwats_110398.html
"He did the roll in front of 200 000 people and representives of all the
airlines in the world".
Reino F.