Questions tagged [boeing-307-stratoliner]

A four-engine propliner produced by Boeing, and the first pressurized airliner to enter service; ten were built.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
1answer
126 views

Why was the 307’s pressurisation system removed when it was modified into the C-75, despite the fuel-burn advantage of higher-altitude flight?

The Boeing 307, an airliner derivative of the B-17 heavy bomber, was the first pressurised airliner to enter series production and go into service (hence its bulbous, altogether un-B-17-like fuselage, ...