Re: 707 wings

Date:         17 Jan 99 02:37:11 
From: (niels sampath)
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In article <airliners.1999.21@ohare.Chicago.COM>
  "David Lednicer" writes:
> 3) The 707-120 series also has the same wing.  Span is listed as being
> the same as the C-135 (130' 10").  This seems strange, as the 707 has a
> wider fuselage than the C-135.

	Interesting. Just a guess...but perhaps the slightly
wider 707 fuselage was only with regard to the -upper- lobe of the
double bubble cross-section and not the lower lobe where the wings
are faired-in/attached ?  Note the C-135 series doesn't have the
lobe `crease'  so maybe all the expansion was above the floor line.

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