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7E7 targeted for 2008 EIS. (News Briefs).(7E7 commercial transport from Boeing to see entry into service in 2008)

Boeing on Jan. 29 said it has designated its proposed midsize "super-efficient" commercial transport the 7E7. The aircraft, which replaced the Sonic Cruiser as Boeing's priority jet project at the end of 2002, is being targeted for launch in 2004 with entry into service in 2008. The company said the 7E7 is being developed as a 200/250 seat airplane that will fly between 7,000 and 8,000 nm at speeds similar to those of 777s and 747s. …

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