Re: Convair CV990 "Coronado"

Date:         16 Aug 99 22:28:06 
From:         Marc Schaeffer <marcmscX@cmdnet.lu>
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Edward Hahn wrote:
> The Convair 990 was designed to cruise at 990 km/h (hence the name).  I
> don't have other specs handy, but it was supposed to compete with B707s
> and DC8s.  Something like 40 total were produced (obviously a major
> commercial failure).

CV 990 37 produced
CV 880 65 produced

A commercial disaster ...

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