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Why 717 Plane Wasn't Built Between 707 And 727?  
User currently offlineSonic From Lithuania, joined Jan 2000, 1670 posts, RR: 1
Posted (13 years 11 months 2 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 1789 times:

So why? Boeing made 707 and then they built 727. Why not 717? Does the plane called 717 ever have been on-project? Why 717 built only now, after 777? Does they leave this name for something? Or there WAS old 717 between 707 and 727?

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User currently offlineTWA717_200 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 11 months 2 weeks 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 1750 times:

The 717 name was originally used as Boeing's designation for the KC-135.

User currently offlineAstrojet From Germany, joined Aug 2000, 565 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (13 years 11 months 2 weeks 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 1716 times:

Yes, the 717 was a 707 with a narrow fuselage for the air force

User currently offlineTrident From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2000, 484 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (13 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1662 times:

THe 717 was Boeing's type number for the basic C-135
design. The C-135 has a narrower fuselage because it is more closely based on the prototype 367-80. The 707 was originally to have 5 abreast seating. This was changed to 6 abreast before the final 707 shape was finalised.


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