Re: Boeing historian?

Date:         03 Oct 99 17:38:54 
From:         Steve Lacker <no@spam.thanks>
Organization: Applied Research Laboratories - The University of Texas at Austin
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Bob McKelvey wrote:
> Can someone tell me briefly about,
> or direct me to a definitive site or book
> concerning, Boeing jets regarding
> historical evolution and interrelation of
> 707, 717, 720, and KC-135?

An excellent, very readable, book on this subject is "Boeing
Aircraft since 1916" by Peter M. Bowers.

Without giving away the whole plot, basically 717=KC135
(modern misnamed adopted Douglas product notwithstanding ;-)

-- Stephen G. Lacker
sglacker at texas dot net