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Member since 24 Sep 2015
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How are you supposed to say the names of Boeing planes? For example: should you say seven-three-seven or seven-thirty-seven, should you say seven-eight-seven or seven-eighty-seven?
Member since 14 Apr 2014
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Boeing seems to be pronounced as the three individual numbers (seven three seven)
Airbus seems to use American pronounciation for hundreds (three eighty, three nineteen)
Member since 26 Apr 2016
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Boeing aircraft are pronounced with the three seperate numbers ~ for example (seven-four-seven)
Member since 02 Jul 2011
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Generally individual numbers, but triple can be used
- 'triple seven' for Boeing 777, 'triple three' for the Airbus A330-300, and enty ends for the Airbus planes ending in zero. So 'three-thirty' for the Generic 330 but 'three-three-two' for the 330-200
Member since 25 Sep 2013
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And Dreamliner for the B787.
Thank you for the answers everyone. I have been pronouncing it with three individual numbers (seven three seven) but I have heard it been pronounced the other way which was why I was confused. Thanks for the clarification.
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