Re: Boeing 720

From:         kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz)
Organization: Chicago Software Works, Menlo Park, California
Date:         08 Jul 95 15:01:52 
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>I seem to recall reading a book many years ago that claimed the 720 was
>actually designated by Boeing  as the "707-020".

Boeing's customer code for itself is 20 (I have no idea why it's not
00) so that's a reasonable internal designation.  I recall seeing
references to the 707-320 Intercontinental, but I don't know if any
aircraft actually ended up with the 20 customer code -- the first
757, 767, and 777 all have a 00 code, so perhaps 20 was just 707 era
and they've switched since then.

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