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Total 707's Built

Sun Apr 06, 2014 4:09 am

How many total including commercial / military / KC135 / 717-xxx etc versions

should be close to 2000 IMHO
 
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RE: Total 707's Built

Sun Apr 06, 2014 4:36 am

Per Boeing's O&D site, 1010 commercial / military 707s were delivered, which includes the E-3 and E-6, but this does not include the -135 series in their various forms (which looks to be north of 900 per Wikipedia.
 
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RE: Total 707's Built

Sun Apr 06, 2014 4:36 am

Most military 4 engined Boeings aren't the same...the C/KC-135 had the narrower fuselage that -80 did (hence the 717 designation). IIRC, the VC-137s were slightly militarized 707's. Not sure about later 707 variants, like the Rivet Joint...
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RE: Total 707's Built

Sun Apr 06, 2014 4:46 am

How much smaller was the fuselage ?
 
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RE: Total 707's Built

Sun Apr 06, 2014 4:47 am

Does the 1010 figure include 720's also ?
 
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RE: Total 707's Built

Sun Apr 06, 2014 4:49 am

Quoting KELPkid (Reply 2):
Most military 4 engined Boeings aren't the same...the C/KC-135 had the narrower fuselage that -80 did (hence the 717 designation). IIRC, the VC-137s were slightly militarized 707's. Not sure about later 707 variants, like the Rivet Joint...

E-3s and E-6s are 707-(320s) and the "Northrup Grumman" E-8s are all 707 also, as were the various -137 models (VC,C,KC)

Rivet Joints area type of RC-135 (smaller than a 707 as noted above)


IIRC the 1010 does include the 720

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RE: Total 707's Built

Sun Apr 06, 2014 5:32 am

The 720 was going to be the 707-020, but UA didn't want to be seen as a 707 operator since the DC-8 was their flagship at the time, so they had Boeing change the name. All it really is a shrunken 707.

The KC-135 has the fuselage width the 707 was originally going to have, until Douglas spec'd the DC-8 to be wider to allow 3-3 seating.
 
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RE: Total 707's Built

Sun Apr 06, 2014 5:37 am

As best I recall, the 1010 figure for 707 production includes all 154 of the 720/720B aircraft produced, as well as all C-137/E-3/E-6 aircraft. However, I believe that two of those airframes were "rebuilt", meaning that they were put back through the production line and given new line numbers. These were the two EC-137D prototypes for the Sentry AWACS platform, before it was redesignated as the E-3.

Total C-135 production came to 820, most being model 717, but some of the RC-135 planes were model 739.
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RE: Total 707's Built

Sun Apr 06, 2014 10:39 am

Indeed
1010 built, with 2 rebuilts explaining 1012 line numbers used.
These include 154 Boeing 720s and 95 E-3 (AWACS) and E-6.
Also including the E-8s which were converted civilian frames.

and 1; the Boeing 367 prototype

And 820 C-135/KC-135s.
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