Aviation Trivia #76

Original Boeing 367-80Original Boeing 367-80

Did you know that the predecessor to the 707 was a prototype jet built by Boeing called the 367-80? In terms of design, the -80 was very similar to the 707, but was built by Boeing to prove to major airlines that jets could perform just as well as propeller-driven aircraft. Only one 367-80 was manufactured.

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