Model:Boeing 757/ 767 series
The 757 was designed as part of Boeing new technology aircraft to replace the 727. Advancements in structural design enabled a reduction from four to just two engines.
The 757 was the 1st Boeing to be offered with Rolls Royce engines as an option.
Designed to replace the 727, the 757 retains a standard-body, single-aisle configuration. The 757-200 can carry 201 passengers in two classes up to 4,390 miles. The airplane also is offered as a freighter. In September 1996, Boeing launched the 757-300, a stretched model that will fly 243 passengers 4,000 miles. This newest model is slated for first delivery in 1999.
The 767 is a larger, two-aisle twinjet. The airplane, which is the most widely utilized airplane across the Atlantic, is currently in service in five versions: the 767-200 and -200ER (extended range), with seating for 224 passengers in two classes or 181 passengers in a three-class configuration and range of up to 7,665 miles; the 767-300 and -300ER, with seating for 269 in two classes and 218 in three classes and a range capability of 7,080 miles; and the 767-300 Freighter, with 16,020 cubic feet of cargo volume and a range of 3,765 miles.
In 1997, Boeing launched
a higher-capacity version of the 767, called the 767-400ER. This new derivative
will provide seating for 304 passengers in two classes or 245 passengers
in a three-class arrangement with a range capability of 6,475 miles,
all with complete 757/767 family commonality.
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