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Boeing Model 717

Narrow-Body Passenger Jet Airliner

Boeing Model 717

Narrow-Body Passenger Jet Airliner

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HISTORY
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OVERVIEW



Production of the Boeing Model 717 narrowbody airliner spanned from 1998 to 2006 with just 156 examples completed.
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ORIGIN: United States
YEAR: 1999
STATUS: Active, Limited Service
MANUFACTURER(S): Boeing - USA
PRODUCTION: 156
OPERATORS: Australia; Finland; Greece; Mexico; Spain; Thailand; Turkmenistan; United States
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the Boeing Model 717-200 model. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 2
LENGTH: 124.02 feet (37.8 meters)
WIDTH: 93.50 feet (28.5 meters)
HEIGHT: 29.53 feet (9 meters)
WEIGHT (EMPTY): 67,495 pounds (30,615 kilograms)
WEIGHT (MTOW): 121,254 pounds (55,000 kilograms)
ENGINE: 2 x Rolls-Royce BR75-A1-30 or BR715-C1-30 turbofan engines developing 18,920lb to 21,430lb of thrust each.
RANGE: 2,371 miles (3,815 kilometers; 2,060 nautical miles)
CEILING: 36,089 feet (11,000 meters; 6.84 miles)




ARMAMENT



None.
VARIANTS



Series Model Variants
• Model 717 - Base Series Designation
• Model 717-100 - Proposed 86-seat version
• Model 717-100X - Rebranding of proposed 717-100; cancelled.
• Model 717-100X Lite - Proposed 75-seat model version of the -100 series.
• Model 717-200 - Base Production Model
• Model 717-300X - Proposed stretched-fuselage version; cancelled.
• Model 717 BE - Business Express jet; proposed conversion from Model 717-200 variant.
• MD-95-30 - Proposed variant under McDonnell Douglas brand label.
• MD-95-30ER - Proposed variant under McDonnell Douglas brand label.
• MD-95-50 - Proposed variant under McDonnell Douglas brand label.






MEDIA







Our Data Modules allow for quick visual reference when comparing a single entry against contemporary designs. Areas covered include general ratings, speed assessments, and relative ranges based on distances between major cities.

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City-to-City Ranges
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Graph showcases the Boeing Model 717-200's operational range (on internal fuel) when compared to distances between major cities.
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Unit Production Comparison
Comm. Market HI*: 44,000 units
Military Market HI**: 36,183 units
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  * Commercial Market High belongs to Cessna 172.

  ** Military Market High belongs to Ilyushin Il-2.


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A2A=Air-to-Air; UAV=Unmanned; CAS=Close Support; ASW=Anti-Submarine; AEW=Airborne Early Warning; MEDEVAC=Medical Evac; EW=Electronic Warfare; SAR=Search-Rescue
Commitments / Honors
Military lapel ribbon for Operation Allied Force
Military lapel ribbon for the Arab-Israeli War
Military lapel ribbon for the Battle of Britain
Military lapel ribbon for the Battle of Midway
Military lapel ribbon for the Berlin Airlift
Military lapel ribbon for the Chaco War
Military lapel ribbon for the Cold War
Military lapel ribbon for the Cuban Missile Crisis
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Military lapel ribbon for the Falklands War
Military lapel ribbon for the French-Indochina War
Military lapel ribbon for the Golden Age of Flight
Military lapel ribbon for the 1991 Gulf War
Military lapel ribbon for the Indo-Pak Wars
Military lapel ribbon for the Iran-Iraq War
Military lapel ribbon for the Korean War
Military lapel ribbon for the 1982 Lebanon War
Military lapel ribbon for the Malayan Emergency
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Military lapel ribbon for the attack on Pearl Harbor
Military lapel ribbon for the Six Day War
Military lapel ribbon for the Soviet-Afghan War
Military lapel ribbon for the Spanish Civil War
Military lapel ribbon for the Suez Crisis
Military lapel ribbon for the Vietnam War
Military lapel ribbon for Warsaw Pact of the Cold War-era
Military lapel ribbon for the WASP (WW2)
Military lapel ribbon for the World War 1
Military lapel ribbon for the World War 2
Military lapel ribbon for the Yom Kippur War
Military lapel ribbon for experimental x-plane aircraft
* Ribbons not necessarily indicative of actual historical campaign ribbons. Ribbons are clickable to their respective campaigns/operations.