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Boeing 717

The Boeing 717 is a twin-engined short-to-medium-range narrowbody airliner with a capacity of maximum 134 passengers produced by the American manufacturer Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

The Boeing 717 is a shortened development of the McDonnell Douglas MD-90. It was developed and initially marketed by McDonnell Douglas as the MD-95, it was renamed to Boeing 717 after the merger of McDonnell Douglas and Boeing. The Engine options are Rolls-Royce Deutschland BR700-715A1-30 or BR700-715C1-30.


Specifications for the Boeing 717
Crew 2  
Passengers 106, max. 134  
Propulsion 2 Turbofan Engines  
Engine Model Rolls-Royce BR700-715C1-30  
Engine Power (each) 95,3 kN 21430 lbf
Speed 811 km/h 438 kts
      504 mph
Service Ceiling 11.278 m 37.000 ft
Range 3.815 km 2.060 NM
    2.371 mi.
Empty Weight 30.618 kg 67.500 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight 53.524 kg 118.000 lbs
max. Landing Weight 46.266 kg 102.000 lbs
Wing Span 28,45 m 93 ft 4 in
Wing Area 93,0 m² 1001 ft²
Length 37,81 m 124 ft 1 in
Height 8,92 m 29 ft 3 in
First Flight 02.09.1998  
Production Status out of production  
Production Range 1999-2006  
Total Production 156  
Developed from McDonnell Douglas MD-90 (MD-95)  
ICAO Code B712  
IATA Code 717  
Data for (Version) Boeing 717-200  
Variants 717-200  

Aircraft lost, damaged and hijacked:
Date Aircraft type Reg. Airline Location Fatal Cat.
04-Oct-12 Boeing 717-2BD N894AT Southwest Airlines Milwaukee-Ge... 0 damaged
07-Feb-08 Boeing 717-23S VH-NXE Qantas, opb National Jet Systems Darwin Airpo... 0 damaged
29-May-03 Boeing 717-231 VH-VQI QantasLink/Impulse, opb QantasLink/Impulse Melbourne-Tu... 0 hijacked
24-Jun-02 Boeing 717-2K9 SX-BOA Olympic Aviation Stuttgart-Ec... 0 damaged
09-Aug-01 Boeing 717-231 N2417F TWA Belleville-S... 0 damaged