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What's Boeing About The 717?  
User currently offline24291 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (16 years 10 months 14 hours ago) and read 2408 times:

Does anybody know exactly what Boeing contributed to the development of the 717? Is there any part of the design that would not have been included, had McDonnell Douglas built it? For example, did Boeing change the cargo doors to be more 737-like? MD-80 cargo doors, frankly, suck.

To me, the most drastic improvements with the 717 are the avionics and the European engines. Were these two things Boeing ideas?

Also, the prototype has built-in airstairs. Is this included in production models?


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User currently offlineDeltaShuttle From United States of America, joined May 1999, 319 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (16 years 10 months 12 hours ago) and read 2407 times:

From what I read on the Boeing website, it sounds like the air stairs are not a standard feature, but are offered as an option.

User currently offlineTwa747100 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 600 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (16 years 10 months 9 hours ago) and read 2407 times:

can you convert a 717 to hold cargo pallets?

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