Re: Boeing 720

Date:         24 Jan 98 14:46:50 
From:         rsmorris@erols.com (R. Morris)
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In article <airliners.1997.3022@ohare.Chicago.COM>, allen079@hotmail.com wrote:
> >there was a 707-200 which is how Boeing got to the 300s for the long-range
> >version.

Braniff had a few of these.

> The main visible difference of the Boeing
> 720, it does not have a metal tube jutting foreward at the top of the
> vertical fin.

A fairly common misperception. There were numerous 707's built without this
feature, as well. I was led to believe this was a housing for CRAF
antennas.

R