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Boeing To Stop Commercial Plane Production!  
User currently offline777236ER From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (12 years 3 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 1991 times:

CNN - Chicago - In a shock announcement, Boeing today annonced that it will call a halt to all commercial airplane production in 5 years. Phil Condit, CEO and chairman, issued a brief statement a few minutes ago saying that Boeing found the market volatile and that the halt is to coincide with 35000 job losses already anounced.

More on this breaking news story at http://www.cnn.com

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User currently onlineCPH-R From Denmark, joined May 2001, 5910 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (12 years 3 weeks 10 hours ago) and read 1843 times:

Ha... Ha... Ha...

Forgot about the date, really set me off there  Big thumbs up


User currently offlineJhooper From United States of America, joined Dec 2001, 6199 posts, RR: 12
Reply 2, posted (12 years 3 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 1754 times:

Yea, right. Things WILL change in 5 years. Remember how crowded the skies were supposed to get before 9/11. Check out the Sept. issue of Popular Science. And if Boeing decides not to step up to the task, someone else will. What will Boeing do, anyway?


Last year 1,944 New Yorkers saw something and said something.
User currently offlineGD727 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 925 posts, RR: 10
Reply 3, posted (12 years 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 1623 times:


I did not see any report on CNN.com, is this supposed to be a joke or something?



Mmmm forbidden donut.
User currently offlineVoodoo From Niue, joined Mar 2001, 2053 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (12 years 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 1616 times:

The more you read the joke,
the less jokey it seems.
Try it.
I suspect someone made a similar joke 5-10 years before McDD was consumed. `Ha' `ha' !



` Yeaah! Baade 152! Trabi of the Sky! '
User currently offlineJamesag96 From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 2095 posts, RR: 3
Reply 5, posted (12 years 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 1598 times:

Hey ya'll, it isn't March 31st all over the world.


Why Kate, You're not wearing a bustle. How lewd.
User currently offlineSTT757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 16693 posts, RR: 51
Reply 6, posted (12 years 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 1570 times:

April fools for fools  Big grin, it most be April 1st in Europe .


Eastern Air lines flt # 701, EWR-MCO Boeing 757
User currently offlineGD727 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 925 posts, RR: 10
Reply 7, posted (12 years 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 1561 times:


Oh, ha ha I get it. But it dosen't work here in the US, it's still March 31st!



Mmmm forbidden donut.
User currently offlineFanofjets From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 1943 posts, RR: 3
Reply 8, posted (12 years 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 1524 times:

I heard that Airbus will be following suit.... Presumably, Embraer will be taking over production of the Super Jumbo, renaming it the Super Jumbo Regional Jet.


The aeroplane has unveiled for us the true face of the earth. -Antoine de Saint-Exupery
User currently offlineSixStarAnsett From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (12 years 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 1510 times:

ABOUT TIME- A SUPER JUMBO REGIONAL JET!

Surely that will find a market with carriers such as "Air Timbuctoo", "Fly Cloud Nine" and "Air New Zealand".

Well, the point of choice is the option to be able to choose badly!

SixStarAnsett


User currently offlineNotar520AC From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1606 posts, RR: 4
Reply 10, posted (12 years 3 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 1496 times:

You really scared me there for a second! That's one hell of an April Fools Joke 777236ER! Nice one!


BMW - The Ultimate Driving Machine
User currently offlineAA_Cam From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (12 years 3 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 1393 times:

Whoa!!

Thats all I've got to say,

WHOA!!

Cameron


User currently offlineNotdownnlocked From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 919 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (12 years 3 weeks 3 hours ago) and read 1392 times:

A super jumbo RJ! I'm sure Delta will order enough of them to tie up the production line for at least the next 20 years as long as they don't carry more than 70 passengers so that Comair and ASA can have them. Will they have the range to make ATL-NRT/HKG non stop?

User currently offlineSchreiner From Netherlands, joined Oct 2001, 960 posts, RR: 2
Reply 13, posted (12 years 3 weeks ago) and read 1324 times:

And FOKKER is gonna built the Sonic Cruiser!  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

1 April FOOL....

Cheers,
Schreiner



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