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If 767x = 777, What Would 747x =?  
User currently offlineSm92 From United States of America, joined Oct 2000, 131 posts, RR: 0
Posted (15 years 5 months 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 247 times:

In this article at


I read the part that said:

"She noted that 10 months after Condit was named to head
the 767X program, in December 1989, the plane was
launched as the 777."

What are the chances that the 747X could be more than just another 747?

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User currently offlineXFSUgimpLB41X From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 4300 posts, RR: 34
Reply 1, posted (15 years 5 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 218 times:

I think thats pretty obvious. A 757. Sheesh.  

Chicks dig winglets.
User currently offlineAstrojet From Germany, joined Aug 2000, 565 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (15 years 5 months 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 205 times:


User currently offlineVirginFlyer From New Zealand, joined Sep 2000, 4652 posts, RR: 37
Reply 3, posted (15 years 5 months 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 200 times:

The 767X grew into something that was completely different to the 767, and was a completely new aircraft. hence earning a new product name, 777. However, the 747X is basically just a medium scale modification of the 747, not a completly new aircraft. More than likely, the X will become 747-500, and the XStretch the 747-600

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