Anyone Who Gets The Mag. Airliners

Wed Dec 20, 2000 5:38 am

I have been wondering what msn/ln means. It is on the Photo News below the pics. where it tells the info. on the aircraft. If anyone knows please inform me.
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RE: Anyone Who Gets The Mag. Airliners

Wed Dec 20, 2000 5:57 am

It means "manufacturer's serial number." Sometimes it is called the construction number.

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RE: Anyone Who Gets The Mag. Airliners

Wed Dec 20, 2000 8:17 am

ln stands for "line number" which is the # that the a/c came off the production line. So, MSN 56423/244 would be the 244th a/c off the production line.
This plane is built to withstand anything... except a bad pilot.

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