Air Transport World

Boeing.(North America report)

Boeing is proposing a 24-seat stretch of the 717 in a typical two-class configuration. Dubbed the 717-300X, it would be available in the second half of 2006 and involves a 14 ft. stretch of the 717-200 airframe from 124 ft. to 138.3 ft., increasing seating from 106 to 130. The variant would have higher maximum takeoff and space-limited payload weights and a higher-thrust engine. …

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