Re: B717 Flight Test

Date:         09 Sep 98 04:12:29 
From:         Krish Chilukuri <>
Organization: TWC Road Runner, San Diego, CA
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Don Boberick wrote:
> How do we tell the B717 from the MD80 (in the absence of tell tale paint
> markings)?

One simple way is to look at the engines. The MD80 will have a thrust
reverser with external stangs that stick out past the exit nozzle.

The 717 will have a pre-exit reverser on a BR715 engine. Stangs will not be
visible. The nozzle exit will be planar

Krish Chilukuri