Model, Static, Boeing 707-331B, Trans World Airlines (TWA)

Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Boeing 707

The 707 evolved from the 367-80, or "Dash 80," the prototype for the U.S. Air Force's KC-135 tanker. At Pan Am's insistence, the 707 was made 10 centimeters (4 inches) wider so it could carry 160 passengers in six-across seating.

Gift of Trans World Airlines