Boeing 707-400

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Boeing 707-400
Prestes hangar
Lufthanse 707-400
Lufthanse 707-400
The VARIG 707-400 PAX
The VARIG 707-400 PAX
Type Airliner
Configuration Low wing aircraft
Propulsion Quadjet (Jet aircraft, Four-engine aircraft)
Manufacturer Boeing
  • Isaias V. Prestes
  • Innis Cunningham
  • Erik Hofman (FDM)
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Status Alpha
 Website The website for the Boeing 707-400 developments.
License Unknown
This aircraft is NOT available under the GNU GPL 2, the primary license of the FlightGear project. This means that parts cannot be reused in the official FlightGear repositories.

The Boeing 707 is a four-engine commercial passenger jet airliner developed by Boeing in the early 1950s. Its name is most commonly pronounced as "Seven Oh Seven". Boeing delivered a total of 1,010 Boeing 707s, and also offered a smaller, faster model of the aircraft that was marketed as the Boeing 720.

The 707-400

The 707-420 is a version of the 707-320 originally produced at specific request for BOAC and powered by Rolls-Royce Conway 508 turbofans, producing 17,500 lbf (77.8 kN) each. Although BOAC initiated the programme, Lufthansa was the launch customer and Air India was the first to receive a 707-420 on February 18, 1960. A total of 37 were built to this configuration.

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