Re: Embraer announces new aircraft

Date:         11 Mar 99 03:54:27 
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  or MIME structure wrote:
> The funny thing is the new Embraer and the BRJ-X look just lime the 728

Old-timers on sci.aeronautics.airliners may recall a fierce debate about
whether the fact that several soviet designs looked like various Western
designs (eg Tu-134:DC-9/111, Tu-154:727/Trident, Il-62:VC-10) proved that
they had been "copied." So: did Embraer and Bombardier "copy" the 728JET?


Stefano Pagiola
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