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Offline Abraham Gubler

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Re: Boeing Model Designations
« Reply #30 on: September 28, 2009, 02:25:33 am »
Some Model numbers in the 500-900 range that I have...

Great stuff!
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Re: Boeing Model Designations
« Reply #31 on: September 28, 2009, 11:56:11 am »
Thanks to you all for the updates.

Those models from the forum that I failed to list did NOT appear in my searches. In most cases the model numbers do not appear in the thread's title or even in the text of the posts, just in the enclosed pictures!
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Re: Boeing Model Designations
« Reply #32 on: October 02, 2009, 10:54:02 pm »
 
  Model 280---proposal, upgraded the Model 247, 12 to 14 passengers, 2 P&W Hornet (700 hp to each)

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Re: Boeing Model Designations
« Reply #33 on: December 02, 2009, 11:20:14 pm »
Hmm...what about an idea to ask BCA guys (girls, in fact)? I'd do something like this, at least they exactly know who knows.
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Re: Boeing Model Designations
« Reply #34 on: December 30, 2009, 05:55:03 am »
 
  Model 280---proposal, upgraded the Model 247, 12 to 14 passengers, 2 P&W Hornet (700 hp to each)

Great info, thanks! Do you have a source for this?

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Re: Boeing Model Designations
« Reply #35 on: December 30, 2009, 06:37:41 am »
I've been reorganizing my Boeing data over the past couple of days and managed to find a few more designations for the list.

Here is what I have in the 500+ range. I've only featured the basic designation, not the subtypes. Of course any correction and addition is most welcome:

Some Model numbers in the 500-1000 range that I have...

502   T50-BO gas turbine engine (502-2); turbo-compressor/free turbine (502-10)
520   T60-BO free turbine
540   gas turbine engine (turboprop)
550   T50-BO gas turbine engine
551   gas turbine engine (turboprop)
553   gas turbine engine (turboprop)


600   GAPA (MX-606) Ground-to-Air Pilotless Aircraft program (basis for BOMARC)
601   GAPA (MX-606) Ground-to-Air Pilotless Aircraft program (basis for BOMARC)
602   GAPA (MX-606) Ground-to-Air Pilotless Aircraft program (basis for BOMARC)
621   XF/XIM-99 BOMARC interceptor missile (1952)
624   IM-99A > M-10 BOMARC interceptor missile
631   IM-99B > M-10 BOMARC interceptor missile
641   AGM-86B (ALCM) cruise missile

[Series 700, 800 and 900 designations removed from topic and now listed in separate topics]

1026   HOC hydrofoil
1041   VTOL designs
1044   CSA Air-Launched Strategic Missile (ALSM) platform (1044-019)
1046   Long Range Transport
1047   final evolution of DYNA-SOAR
1050   no details
1074   hypersonic interceptor
1076   SENSORCRAFT
1080   High Speed Commercial Transport (HSCT) proposal to NASA RFP specification (1991) (-834)

NON-SEQUENTIAL:
1202/1205   possibly allocated to spacecraft project
2000   stealth fan-in-wing deltoid concept
2018   NGB with Lockheed
2020   "Klingon Cruiser" C-wing
2707   SST
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Re: Boeing Model Designations
« Reply #36 on: January 03, 2010, 08:56:51 am »
Hi,

the Model-1878 was parasol wing 4.5 Mach fighter.

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Re: Boeing Model Designations
« Reply #37 on: February 20, 2010, 12:47:12 am »
   Hi All!

 Model 497---XC-Heavy Transport and Parasite/Missile carrier aircraft, AMC RFP.
 Model 498---feederliner projects...(Model 498-4 with two R-R Darts or two Allison T-38s.  (Source  "allison model | boeing airplane | 1950 | 2045 | Flight Archive")

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Re: Boeing Model Designations
« Reply #38 on: January 06, 2011, 07:30:06 pm »
Hi all

Several projects from 'Boeing. The Complete Story' ISBN 978 1 84425 703 4

model 72   Passenger transport (1927). 1*Wright Whirlwind
model 257   Interceptor (1945?). 2*strato-jet engines
model 708   Supersonic bomber (1953). 5-seat. Four engined
model 815   Tactical transport for US Army (1958). 4*Rolls-Royce R.Da.7
model 820   Heavy transport for USAF (1958). 4*jet

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Re: Boeing Model Designations
« Reply #39 on: January 06, 2011, 10:17:46 pm »
  Hi all!

 Hi AM, in this book have drawings and picture following proposals?

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  Model 72   Passenger transport.
  Model 257   Interceptor (1945?). (could be Modewl 457)
  Model 708   Supersonic bomber.
  Model 815   Tactical transport for US Army.
  Model 820   Heavy transport for USAF.
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Re: Boeing Model Designations
« Reply #40 on: January 07, 2011, 12:35:03 am »
Sorry

This information contains only in the Appendix No.1 (in the list Boeings models)

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Re: Boeing Model Designations
« Reply #41 on: January 07, 2011, 05:44:46 pm »
Thanks AM for this update. However, the "Model 257" is a typo. Boeing model numbers were chronological at the time, and this number goes back to the 1932-33 period. It could not be "527" either, since the 500-series was reserved for engines.

So, as nugo rightly remarked, it could definitely be Model 457, described elsewhere as a ramjet-powered interceptor fighter project. The date is also perfectly compatible.

As for Model 820, it was a planned transport version of the B-52 bomber.


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Re: Boeing Model Designations
« Reply #42 on: February 22, 2011, 02:37:30 am »
   Hi All!

 Boeing Model 422---bomber, stright wing, 4 turboprop engine
 Boeing Model 425---bomber, stright wing, 4 jet engine
 Boeing Model 426---bomber, stright wing, 4 turboprop engine
 Boeing Model 446---bomber, swept wing, 4 jet engine

 All predecessors of B-47

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Re: Boeing Model Designations
« Reply #43 on: February 22, 2011, 06:47:17 am »
   Hi All!

 Boeing Model 422---bomber, stright wing, 4 turboprop engine
 Boeing Model 425---bomber, stright wing, 4 jet engine
 Boeing Model 426---bomber, stright wing, 4 turboprop engine
 Boeing Model 446---bomber, swept wing, 4 jet engine

 All predecessors of B-47

Source?

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Re: Boeing Model Designations
« Reply #44 on: February 22, 2011, 09:40:44 pm »
  Hi  Stargazer2006!

 Source:
 "Flying Blind: the politics of the U.S. strategic bomber program" by Michael Edward Brown.
 (Cornel University Press, 1992)

 page 75,76,86,87...