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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 (13 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 1854 times:

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

Teenage-know-it-alls should be shot on sight
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User currently offlineRedngold From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 6907 posts, RR: 40
Reply 1, posted (13 years 8 months 2 weeks 4 hours ago) and read 1815 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?


Up, up and away!
User currently offlineDeltaRules From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 4190 posts, RR: 8
Reply 2, posted (13 years 8 months 2 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 1739 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.

Let's Kick the Tires & Light the Fires!!
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