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FYI.  Some good Ada press from this April.

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Martin C. Carlisle, PhD
Associate Professor and Advisor-in-Charge
Department of Computer Science
United States Air Force Academy
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Sent: Monday, July 21, 2003 1:36 PM
To: DFCS_All
Subject: Article on the Boeing 777 with some interesting stats


http://www.pcquest.com/content/topstories/103040301.asp
<http://www.pcquest.com/content/topstories/103040301.asp>

Produced starting in 1995
First jetliner to be completely digitally designed
10,000 people in 238 build teams contributed to the design and its testing
Most of the code was written in Ada
When the first plane was finally assembled the parts fitting error margin
was 0.23 inches as compared to 0,5 inches when design was done with mockups.