Hawaiian717 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 3235 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (15 years 2 weeks 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2130 times:
MD-17 was an attempt at a commercial variant of the C-17. Two were built, but after there was no interest they were converted to C-17s for the US Air Force. I haven't heard of Boeing offering the MD-17 again, but it's not impossible.
Yes, the civilian version of the C-130 is designated L-100.