Re: B717 Flight Test

Date:         09 Sep 98 04:12:27 
From:         mechb747@aol.com (MechB747)
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>How do we tell the B717 from the MD80 (in the absence of tell tale paint
>markings)?

The 717 is much shorter, has BR715 high-bypass engines, a shorter wingspan and
the MD-87 style tail which is squared off at the upper aft corner to improve
the aerodynamics  in the same way that the screwdriver tailcone does...

Matt
Student Pilot, 747 Assembler.
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