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"If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

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Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It." -- Unknown

"There seems to be almost no problem that Congress cannot, by diligent efforts and careful legislative drafting, make ten times worse." -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Your Sunday Morning Jet Noise

Boeing 720:


The 720 was a variant of the 707 that was designed for shorter range and shorter runways. It was pretty much a short-term solution to the problem of bringing jet service to airports with runways that were good for piston-engined airliners, at least until the 727s and 737s were introduced.

2 comments:

seafury said...

Very cool. From what I've read they had rather vicious dutch roll tendencies. I remember Northwest Airlines lost one climbing out of Miami but i think tyhat was the result of a thunderstorm .

CenterPuke88 said...

Northwest 705, Feb 12, 1963.