Re: 707 : How did it get its name ?

Date:         20 Jan 98 01:29:56 
From: (toad)
Organization: iAmerica, Inc.
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>The book didn't say so, but model numbers ending in 7 had already been a
>Boeing tradition since the late '30's (297, 377, B-17, B-47, KC-97).

What about the B-52?  Was it later called 7xxxx whatever?