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Old 01-22-2010, 08:51 AM
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Originally Posted by vagabond View Post
Is the 747-8 named the 747-8 because the -8 in 747-8 sounds like freight?
The "-8" is used to pay homage to the similarities b/t the 787 and the 747-8 from a technology standpoint. What specific tech is the same? Don't know off the top of my head so I'd have to look it up, and I can't be bothered - too busy reading internet forums.
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