|Quoting HAWK21M (Reply 3):|
Why a Pusher prop fan at that time.Was it a first technologywise.Any reason why it did not go ahead.
|Quoting 747400sp (Thread starter):|
The pro fan powered 7J7, witch Boeing was going to build as a 727 replacement, was supposed to be a wide body with a 2+2+2 lay out in coach. Here is my question is how wide was it cabin supposed to be.
|Quoting Stitch (Reply 5):|
The plane would have been fitted with "traditional" 3+3 narrowbody seating.
|Quoting Jetjack74 (Reply 4):|
It was a traversed prop that was supposed to cut fuel consumption by 35% and be less pollutant. It didn't take, as it was very noisy and the idea fizzled after awhile as Stage 2 and 3 noise regs were taking effect in future.