Re: 50 years of jet aircraft

Date:         27 Aug 99 14:03:38 
From:         Lars Johansson <larjo@Xikp.liu.se>
Organization: Linköping University, Sweden
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FilipPC.DeVos@rug.ac.be (Filip De Vos) wrote:

>I think the first aircraft able to make it to fifty will be the 707,
>although they are dwindling in numbers fast. Perhaps the hardier DC-8,
>build with three spars in the wing, will grab the 'prize'! The Caravelle
>is long gone.

The Caravelle isn't *long* gone; the Swedish air force had one or two
that used to arrive on final approach right outside my office window.
They were retired a year or so ago.

-- Lars
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