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What Happened To MD?  
User currently offlineGREATANSETT From Australia, joined Aug 2003, 508 posts, RR: 3
Posted (10 years 4 months 3 weeks ago) and read 1760 times:

Can someone out there tell me what happened to McDougles. I always thought they made the best aircraft, so what happened to them? Do you think there aircraft were good? If they were still around today do you think they could compete against Airbus or Boeing?


Ron Paul 2012
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User currently offlineUTA_flyingHIGH From Tunisia, joined Oct 2001, 6495 posts, RR: 50
Reply 1, posted (10 years 4 months 3 weeks ago) and read 1742 times:

They merged (got gobbled up by) with Boeing; the MD-95 became the Boeing 717 and other civil product lines were stopped.
The DC-10 freighter connversion became the Boeing MD-10, the MD-11 is currently referred to on Boeing's website as the Boeing MD-11.
History is written by the winners.

UTA



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User currently offlineBackfire From Germany, joined Oct 2006, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (10 years 4 months 2 weeks 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 1680 times:

If they were still around today do you think they could compete against Airbus or Boeing?


They couldn't compete against Airbus and Boeing. That's exactly why they're not around today.


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