TITLE

The end of the plain plane

AUTHOR(S)
Cook, William J.
PUB. DATE
April 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;4/11/94, Vol. 116 Issue 14, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how Boeing is rolling out its newest and most advanced airline, the wide-bodied 777-200, the world's largest twin-jet and a plane that could drive the company's fortunes for the next 25 years. Why Boeing has a lot riding on the 777; Design entirely on computers; Where initial model will fly; Attempts of the company to reinvent itself; Comments from Boeing's president Philip Condit; `Fly by wire' control system.
ACCESSION #
9404057586

 

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