Eastern, Not American

I enjoyed reader Jonathan Gaffney's letter (AW&ST July 30, p. 8). I would like to point out, though, that the moniker “Whisper Jet” was coined by Eastern Air Lines, not United, and that it applied to the former airline's Boeing 727s and DC-9s. Eastern called their Lockheed L-1011's “Whisperliners.”...

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