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Differences In Early Designs Of Planes Vs. Final  
User currently offline7E72004 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 3587 posts, RR: 1
Posted (11 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 2873 times:

I was just wondering, thinking mostly of the 787, of how much different aircraft designs are when comparing the "early" designs vs. final designs. How much of a difference, if any, was there between the 757 early/final. And what are the chances the 787 will look like it does in the current concepts? thanks and cheers  Big thumbs up

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User currently offline123 From Bolivia, joined Nov 2003, 750 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (11 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 2841 times:

Some big changes exist. First 757 studies had engines under the wing but the tail similar to a 727.

User currently offlineJustplanesmart From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 731 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (11 years 3 months 2 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 2772 times:

As 123 has stated, the original layout of the 757 had the same T-tail as the 727. It also shared the same cockpit and nose section as the other Boeing narrowbodies. The early designs for the 767 also showed a T-tail.

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