Boeing 707 Owners' Workshop Manual

1957 to present - Insights into the design, construction and operation of the American designed and built jet airliner that became the face of 1960s air transport

Boeing 707 Owners' Workshop Manual
Format: Hardback, 192 Pages
ISBN: 9781785211362
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Built by Boeing Commercial Airplanes, the 707 narrow body jet airliner first flew in 1957 and entered revenue service with Pan American World Airways in 1958. Versions of the aircraft have a capacity from 140 to 219 passengers and a range of 2,500 to 5,750 nautical miles. Developed as Boeing's first jet airliner, the 707 is a swept-wing design with podded engines. Although it was not the first jetliner in service, the 707 was the first to be commercially successful. Dominating passenger air transport in the 1960s and remaining common through the 1970s, the 707 is generally credited with ushering in the age of jet travel. It established Boeing as one of the largest manufacturers of passenger aircraft and led to the later series of airliners with ‘7x7’ designations. The later 720, 727, 737, and 757 share elements of the 707's fuselage design.

The author

Charles Kennedy is the author of the Haynes Owners’ Workshop Manual for the Boeing 707, as well as six other aviation books – Jetliners of the Red Star, The Story of the MD-11, DC-8 and The Flying Tiger Line, Tiger 747, Air3 and Air747. He is a regular features writer for Airliner World, Aviation News, Airways and Flypast. He was the only passenger on the last ever DC-10 passenger flight.

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Format: Hardback, 192 Pages
ISBN: 9781785211362
Illustrations: 200 color & 100 b-w photos
Size: 8.5 in x 11 in / 215.9 mm x 279.4 mm