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Title Delta Boeing 2707-300 SST Model Airplane
Date ca. 1968
Collection Delta Air Lines Promotional Objects
Object Name Model
Catalog Number 1995.123.1
Description Boeing 2707-300 SST model airplane painted in a Delta classic widget livery. Model is plastic with a metal and wood stand. Base has a metal plaque that reads "2707-300." Scale - 1:122.
Artist/Maker Pacific Miniatures (Pac Min)
Height (in) 7.5
Length (in) 16.5
Width (in) 8.5
Dimension Details Dimensions taken with stand

Width = Wingspan

Length = Nose to Tail
Provenance This is a model of Boeing's proposed Super Sonic Transport (SST) after the "variable-sweep wing" announced by Boeing in June 1966 was abandoned. In October 1968, a tailed delta-fixed wing version of the SST was selected for continued development. The new design was also smaller, with 234 seats.

The American SST was originally intended to carry 250 passengers (more than twice as many as the Concorde) and fly at Mach 2.7-3.0. Delta ordered three of the aircraft from Boeing in 1964, but government funding stopped in 1971, and the Boeing SST project was closed.
Search Terms Boeing 2707 Super Sonic Transport (SST)
Delta Air Lines
Classic Widget Aircraft Livery
Logo, Delta Classic Widget
Subjects Model airplanes
Supersonic planes
Aircraft
Airplanes
Credit line Delta Air Lines
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