Re: Boeing 717?

From:         rxm@netcom.com (R. Morris)
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Date:         07 Jul 95 03:25:04 
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In article <airliners.1995.940@ohare.Chicago.COM>, gswetnam@mitre.org
(George Swetnam) wrote:

> Perhaps I'm walking into the most frequently asked FAQ in the group, but
> it occurred to me that 717 is the only model number in the series
>
> 707...7n7...777

You didn't get the sequence quite right. It was

307, 317, 707, 720, 727, 737 ...

Wasn't the military KC-135 the Boeing "717".

So, why after all the 7's did the 720 get out of series?