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Old December 17 2012, 11:44 PM   #42
Robert Comsol
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Re: NCC = Not Constitution Class?

B.J. wrote: View Post
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First, Matt Jefferies gave a real life explanation for the choice of numbering (probably also inspired by the registry number of his Waco airplane).
Not likely, especially since he didn't get the plane until a year after TOS ended.
Really? The Virginia Aviation Museum says otherwise http://www.eaa231.org/Museum/WacoYOC/WACO.htm

And could private pilots back in the Sixties just pick their favorite airplane registry number? "NC 17740" can't be coincidental.

Bob
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