Re: Embraer announces new aircraft

Date:         30 Mar 99 01:54:05 
From:         dickfish2000@spam.not (Richard Fish)
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In article <airliners.1999.308@ohare.Chicago.COM>, FilipPC.DeVos@rug.ac.be (Filip De Vos) wrote:

*Actually, I think that all of the above 'copied' the Shorts design for a
*regional jet, which was shelved when Bombardier bought the company, and
*concentrated on the Challenger-derived RJ.

You may be right!  :)

I had forgotten about that program.

Does anybody else remember the Shorts FJX?

IIRC the slogan was " The affordable regional jet"

What did 'FJX' stand for anyway?

Dick