Boeing 707

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The Boeing 707 is a jet aircraft in av8. Along with the Douglas DC-8, it is the first large jet available.


Introduction 1959
Withdrawal 1989
Aircraft Type Large
Cruising Speed 600mph
Capacity 147 pax & 30 mail, or 120 crates of goods



Boeing's first civil jet airliner and the first of the "7x7" series. It was developed from the misleadingly named 367-80, an experimental aircraft built to demonstrate the advantages of passenger jets.
The 707 was the standard long-range aircraft of many of the world's major airlines. Production ran from 1958 to 1979 with 1010 aircraft built.

Special versions of the 707 have served as United States Air Force One, and continue to serve the military as the KC-135 tanker.

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