Boeing to Offer 4-engine 7x7 Aircraft
Boeing Co. is offering major airlines of the world a new four-engine transport as part of its 7X7 aircraft family. It would be a “long, thin airplane” serving long-range, low-density routes (AW&ST Sept. 11, 1972, p. 30) that have traffic characteristics suited to a 200-passenger aircraft with a nominal range of 5,500 naut. mi. at a payload of 42,000 lb.
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