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¿Why All The 7's?  
User currently offlineDavid B. From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 3148 posts, RR: 5
Posted (11 years 12 months 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 1252 times:

Why do all boeing aircraft model numbers start and end in 7? CEO's lucky number?


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User currently offlineRedngold From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 6907 posts, RR: 44
Reply 1, posted (11 years 12 months 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 1213 times:

It has to do with the type of aircraft.

For example, their 300 series (Boeing 377 Stratocruiser, for example) was all passenger propeller planes.

The 700 series are all pure jets.

Someone else posted a full list before -- Anyone got a copy?

redngold



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User currently offlineDeltaRules From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 3771 posts, RR: 9
Reply 2, posted (11 years 12 months 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 1137 times:

I'm not entirely sure about this, but this is what I think I heard-.
I think that the 600s were missiles, 200s twin-engined propeller planes (Boeing 247) & 400s were gonna be helicopters. 700s became jets because the number was next in line.

Not entirely sure, but it's something like that.
DeltaRules



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