Re: Why no Tristars?

Date:         29 Apr 99 22:10:12 
From:         keenan@idirect.moc (Martin Keenan)
Organization: Evil geniuses for a better tomorrow
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richard@wretched-z.demon.co.uk writes:
>       Sorry if this is an obvious question: I've checked the FAQ and
> it doesn't seem to be there.  The question is: having travelled in the
> US, Europe and Asia, I see plenty of DC10's and older 747's, but I
> never see a Tristar these days.  Why is that?  Did the marque fall
> from commercial favour or dod Lockheed withdraw support....or did they
> just _go_ somewhere?

As other posts have mentioned, Delta still flies the L-1011.  I was in
Atlanta last September, and saw lots of them -- although other posts
here have indicated that they are now being replaced by B-777s.

	Martin Keenan

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