Passenger aircraft

Passenger aircraft

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The Boeing 777-200ER is an improved version of 777-200 airliner modified shrinking passenger seating capacity to reach an extended range while maintaining the remaining 777-200 characteristics.
The 777-200ER ("ER" for Extended Range), is also the B-market version of the -200 and this aircraft was originally known as the 777-200IGW for its improved gross weight.
Boeing offers Class 3 Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) package to new-built and existing 777 passenger airplanes. EFB gives technology benefits for safe, efficient and secure operations.
It consist of an onboard performance tool that permits the pilot to immediately calculate the ideal speed and engine setting for an airplane, on any runway, in any weather condition, with any payload.

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The Boeing 767-400ER has some characteristics as: is sized between the Boeing 767-300ER and the Boeing 777-200, has aerodynamic improvements, including additional wing span; increased takeoff weight capability; has a lengthened fuselage; and also an all-new main landing gear.
This aircraft is stretched version of the 767-300ER addresses the medium-size (240- to 300-seat) intercontinental market, accommodating growth on routes that don’t require the capacity of a 777.
The 767-400ER also replaces older aircrafts serving transcontinental routes. The first 767-400ERs were delivered to Delta Air Lines and Continental Airlines in August 2000. The first 767-400ER went into service on Sept. 14, 2000.

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The Boeing 767-300 is an improved version of the 767-200 and is gifted with a 6,42 m stretch consisting of fuselage plugs forward (3,07 m) and behind (3,35 m) the wing center section.
The main competitor of Boeing 767-300’s is the airplane from Airbus - the A330-200.

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The 767-300ER is a medium to long range widebody airliner, the extended-range model of the Boeing 767-300.
Boeing announced that it was developing an extended development of the 767-200 in February 1982.
This airplane flew for the first time in January 30 1986, obtaining its first commercial orders when American Airlines comes in position in 1988.

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The Boeing 767-200ER is considered the extended-range variant of the original Boeing 767. This aircraft was first in 1984 delivered to El Al.
The Boeing 767 family contains three passenger versions — the 767-200ER, 767-300ER and 767-400ER — and a freighter, which is based on the 767-300ER fuselage.
The Boeing 767 family is a complete family of airplanes providing maximum market adaptability in the 200- to 300-seat market.

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The Boeing 767-200, called sometimes the baby widebody is a medium-range twinjet with two aisles in airline service.
This international configuration is mainly used in U.S. to European and Asian routes, mainly for continental routes such as New York City to Los Angeles.
This Boeing 767-200 was launched in July 1978. The construction of basic 220-passenger 767-200 began July 6, 1979.

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The Boeing 747-8 Freighter abilities were demonstrated during a test flight and the conclusion is that this jet aircraft work as specialists were expected.
To this test flight (14 March 2010(, the Boeing 747-8 Freighter was taken to an altitude of 30,000 feet (9,144 m) and a speed of Mach .65 and the pilots operates various dynamic maneuvers. The production of the first Boeing 747-8 Freighter began in August 2008.

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The Boeing 747-8 is a commercial airliner using the same engine and cockpit technology as that of the 787.
The largest-ever plane, officially announced in 2005, has lengthened fuselage, redesigned wings and improved efficiency.
As of 2009, the first 747-8 freighter will be delivered in the 4th quarter of 2010, with the passenger model programmed for 2011.
In January 8, 2010, 108 Boeing 747-8 aircrafts were on order; 32 of the passenger version and 76 of the freighter version. On February 8, 2010, the 747-8 airplane flew for the first time.

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The Boeing 747ER, the extended Range version of the 747-400 has represents the Boeing answer to customers demand for a more competent 747-400 that has modern characteristics and is easy to integrate into existing fleets.
The 747-400ER has also an increased takeoff weight of 910,000 pounds (412,770 kg). This takeoff weight increase of 35,000 pounds (15,876 kg) over existing 747-400s allows operators to fly about 410 nautical miles (760 km) farther or transporting to 15,000 pounds (6,800 kg) more payload, either in the form of extra cargo or a full load of 416 passengers.

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The Boeing 747-400 is an improved version of the 747-300, the best selling model in the 747 family.
The 747-400 is to be superseded by the Boeing 747-8 as the latest commercial model, which is programmed to begin deliveries in 2010.
The aircraft received certification on January 10, 1989 having Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines, May 18, 1989 having General Electric CF6-80C2s and June 8, 1989 having Rolls-Royce RB211-524Gs.
Boeing delivered the first 747-400 airplane in 1989 to Northwest Airlines.


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