Re: MD80 v MD88

Date:         04 Sep 99 11:38:30 
From:         ctill@mindspring.com (Chuck Till)
Organization: MindSpring Enterprises
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>The MD-88 is simply an MD-82 (or, in the high-gross-weight version,
>an MD-83) with an updated, glass cockpit instead of the old round
>gauges of the MD-81/82/83.

The MD-88 also has an onboard windshear detection system and increased
use of composites in the airframe, compared to earlier MD-8x.