mirage
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Boeing news

Mon Dec 14, 1998 1:48 am

U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Dennis Reimer said 10th December the military needs more C-17 transport aircraft as well as other lift resources. The number of the Boeing planes being bought may not be enough "to do all the things we need to do," Reimer said in Washington. "We need more C-17s, quite frankly," he said.

Mirage
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mirage
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RE: More Boeing news

Mon Dec 14, 1998 2:11 am

Projected Boeing Commercial Aircraft Deliveries*
Model 1998 1999 2000
717 0 12 30
737 classic 114 44 2
737NG 164 276 280
747 49 48 12
757 50 66 48
767 47 41 45
777 71 85 64
MD80/90 39 40 3
MD-11 12 8 6
Totals 546 620 490

*Does not include 757s delivered to U.S. military or aircraft delivered under operating lease.

Some of the numbers are already wrong (717 deliveries) but it may be an indicator.

Source: Aviation Week & Space Technology
Week of Dec. 7, 1998

Mirage
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BryanG
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RE: More Boeing news

Mon Dec 14, 1998 4:07 am

Besides the 757s bought by the military, they will also be buying the 767 tanker and 767 AWAC. Both these planes use the 767-200 airframe
 
n4khgirl
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RE: More Boeing news

Mon Dec 14, 1998 4:27 am

You can go to the Boeing web site and they have some sort of video streaming where you can watch some Boeing news.
 
flyf15
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RE: Boeing news

Mon Dec 14, 1998 6:09 am

Well, more C-17s is always good. Maybe a streched version could be built someday...
 
CX747
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RE: Boeing news

Mon Dec 14, 1998 11:16 am

This is exactly why Boeing will be fine even though it is going through a ruff time. They are highly diversed and have many profit makers besides their biggest one commercial transports.
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