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-127 seats
-600 mph
-115 tons max. gross take-off weight
-4000 mile range
-4 Pratt & Whitney JT3C-3 Engines. (18,000lb thrust)
-137ft Length
-38ft Height
-131ft Span

Pan Am had 9 of these aircraft.

The 720s fuselage is sixteen feet shorter &  wing span fifteen feet shorter than the 707 which was ideal for a domestic carrier aircraft. It could carry fewer passengers over shorter routes.

The 720s were short lived with the introduction of the Boeing 727.

Boeing 720B

Boeing 720B

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Boeing 720B

Boeing 720B

Boeing 720B

Boeing 720B

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