Model, Static, Boeing 707-331B, TWA

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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

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Gift of Trans World Airlines, Inc.

Materials

Plastic

Dimensions

Model: 18.2 × 78.4 × 72.5cm (7 3/16 × 30 7/8 × 28 9/16 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Date

1967

Physical Description

Plastic display model of a Boeing 707-331B in TWA livery of white vertical stablizer, rudder and top and sides of fuselage; aluminum wings, engine nacells, horizontal stabalizer and lower half of fuselage. 1:60 scale. 1967.

Type

MODELS-Aircraft

Inventory Number

A19772779000

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