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User currently offlineCfalk From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 951 times:

Is it just me, or is this a silly name for an airliner. According to the Boeing site, everyone should stop reffering to the "747-400X" and instead use "Longer-Range 747-400".

OK, maybe there is not enough of a difference to justify 747-500, but something must be better than "Longer-Range 747-400". Why not the 747-400LR? 747-400 Super?

Polls are open - any suggestions for a name? We can e-mail the thread to Boeing once we're done  

Charles

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User currently offlineVirginFlyer From New Zealand, joined Sep 2000, 4537 posts, RR: 41
Reply 1, posted (13 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 916 times:

Its designation IS 747-400LR. The 777X became the Longer Range 777, which is 777LR...


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User currently offlineCfalk From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (13 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 907 times:

That's my point. The official designation is NOT 747-400LR, which I think makes more sense. I know many will call it that, but to make a comparative into a title?

It's the English that's bothering me.

Charles


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