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Questions tagged [boeing-727]

A medium-range trijet airliner produced by Boeing from 1962 until 1984.

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What airfoil type is used on the B727-200F?

What airfoil type is used on the Boeing 727-200F? Is it a NACA profile or something else?
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Was the B727's wing supercritical (even if not so designed)?

The Boeing 727's wing upper surface appears unusually flat, especially at the root (Albeit at an angle). Refer to the images linked below: airlinereporter.com Flickr Also from Flickr Was the B727'...
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How did the 737 lose the flight engineer?

In 747-400 documentaries we often hear that losing the flight engineer is attributed to the digital displays that present only the relevant information, and the control display unit / FMS. Little to ...