|Quoting 2H4 (Reply 2):
Just imagine the chaos that would result in the freight industry...
|Quoting OPNLguy (Reply 1):|
(NWA's -40s had Pratts versus the GE CF-6s like the others, and I don't recall the -40s being affected),
|Quoting OPNLguy (Reply 3):|
(didn't they get the last 727 off the line in 83 or 84?)
|Quoting ZANL188 (Reply 4):|
I lived in MSP at the time and I'm quite sure NWs -40s were grounded as well, they certainly deemphasised the DC-10 in advertising.
|Quoting Pilotpip (Reply 6):|
TWA coped by painting "L-1011" in big letters on their aircraft so the public wouldn't be afraid to get on the plane
|Quoting EMBQA (Reply 7):|
They did...?? The TWA had 'L-1011' painted on its center intake since first deliveries.
|Quoting Pilotpip (Reply 8):|
No, this was in response to the general public thinking that all three-engined jets were DC-10s