Boeing 717/it0uchpods

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Boeing 717
it0uchpods hangar
The Boeing 717 in the AirTran Airways livery
The Boeing 717 in the AirTran Airways livery
Type Airliner
Configuration Low wing aircraft
Propulsion Jet aircraft
Manufacturer Boeing
  • Malik Guest
  • Skyop
  • Gary Neely
  • Joshua Davidson (it0uchpods/411)
Status Early production
 FDM Stars-3.png
 Systems Stars-3.png
 Cockpit Stars-3.png
 Model Stars-3.png
 Repository The development repository of the Boeing 717.
Download Download the aircraft package.
Note  This page contains the Boeing 717 which is being maintained by it0uchpods. Currently, this is the latest version.
The 3d cockpit, showing it0uchpods' new instruments
The 3d cockpit, looking upward at the overhead panel

The Boeing 717 is a twin-engine, single-aisle jet airliner, developed for the 100-seat market. The airliner was designed and marketed by McDonnell Douglas as the MD-95, a third-generation derivative of the DC-9.

The first order was placed in October 1995; however, McDonnell Douglas and Boeing merged in 1997 prior to production. The first planes entered service in 1999 as the Boeing 717. Production ceased in May 2006 after 156 units were produced.


it0uchpods is currently maintaining and developing this aircraft.

This aircraft is equipped with IT-AUTOFLIGHT.

See the right InfoBox for the Repository, or Download. Remember to rename the aircraft's folder to "717".

Aircraft help

The knobs on the autopilot control panel can be adjusted by clicking the sides to increase and middle-clicking to decrease. You can also use the scroll wheel if your mouse includes one. Click the face on the front of a knob to perform its function.

Key commands

Key Function
Delete activate reverse thrust
Ctrl+b cycle speedbrake setting
Tab cycle autobrake setting

You can find a full list of autopilot key commands in the documentation included with FlightGear.

Startup procedures

  1. APU master switch START.
  2. (Wait some seconds...) APU master switch RUN.
  3. APU electric generator ON.
  4. Engine 1 and engine 2 starters ON.
  5. Engine 1 and engine 2 cutoff switches RUN.
  6. Engine 1 and engine 2 electric generators ON.
  7. APU electric generator OFF.
  8. APU master switch OFF.

Development status



  • FDM tweaking (as always)
  • Tab animations on model
  • Cockpit work
  • Systems work

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