Aviation Photo #1521961 Fairchild Dornier 728-100 - Fairchild-Dornier

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The roll-out of this ambitious US / German regional jet. Unfortunately this bird which had already 60 orders from Lufthansa never reached the milestone of the first flight. The frame was later sold to the DLR for research purposes.
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10 years ago
Looks gorgeous..but sadly........
10 years ago
So pretty. Reminds a bit of the superjet
10 years ago
I've seen almost all of the photos of this compact wonderful smaller jet with great big cockpit windows and a great design overall! But I would like 2 understand why they never USED IT? What was the reason?? I would personally like 2 have one of these for private use =) hehe! Thanks for any good answer/Regards
10 years ago
Sad piece of aviation. For our friend from sweden:
Fairchild Dornier go into administration due to really bad management. Thats a shame :(
10 years ago
Sadly fate of this beautiful aircraft. The first time I've read about it I was looking forward to see it flying. Nice pic by the way.
10 years ago
This is a beautiful aircraft and would have given the eJets a run for their money. Sadly it may never reach the skies.
10 years ago
A shame it will never fly. :( T.B.
7 years ago
No doubt - it's superjet's prototype. They look almost identical.
6 months ago
and here you have it: the blue print of what will be the Superjet and the C-Series in a few years... both had the design papers of the Do728....

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