aad665
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MD-17?

Fri Sep 29, 2000 2:31 am

Hi,

i just read that boeing offer a BC-17, a former Md-17.

Is it the same as C-17 military version?

aad665
 
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RE: MD-17?

Fri Sep 29, 2000 4:15 am

Yes, it is a civilian version of the US Air Force C-17 Globemaster III transport. Don't forget Lockheed has a civilian version of the C-130 Hercules designated I believe the L-100?
 
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hawaiian717
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RE: MD-17?

Fri Sep 29, 2000 10:18 am

MD-17 was an attempt at a commercial variant of the C-17. Two were built, but after there was no interest they were converted to C-17s for the US Air Force. I haven't heard of Boeing offering the MD-17 again, but it's not impossible.

Yes, the civilian version of the C-130 is designated L-100.

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