Boeing 767
Boeing 767

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Along with the creation of the Boeing 757 aircraft, the aircraft manufacturing corporation The Boeing Company decided to create a model marked as Boeing767. These two models were developed in parallel with each other and therefore, in general, they are technologically identical. A significant difference is the interior design and layout of the cabin. The Boeing 767, unlike the 757, is a wide-body airliner with two aisles between the seats. Boeing 767 has become a popular wind-engine airliner for flights across the Atlantic. Boeing 767 as well as Boeing 757 comply with international civil aviation standards ETOPS (Extended Range Twin-engine Operation Performance Standards).

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Initially, the airlines were offered the first version of 767-100, but this version did not arouse much interest due to the decrease in passenger capacity and which had great similarities with the 757 model.

The fact that the Boeing 767 is able to achieve commercial success among the airlines proved the version of Boeing 767-200, which differed from the previous model with an increased cabin. The length of the aircraft was 48,51 meters. Production of this modification began in July 1978 of the year, and in September 1981, the plane took off into the sky. A year later, the first Boeing 767-200 aircraft were received by the American carrier United Airlines, which ordered thirty vehicles at the beginning.

Later, Boeing developed a version marked as Boeing 767-200ER. This modification received additional fuel tanks, which allowed this liner to make longer non-stop flights. The latest official release of 767-200 and 7-200ER took place in 1994 year. But in 1998, production of the 767-200ER version continued after an order was received from Continental Airlines

Boeing 767 interior scheme

Boeing 767 scheme

The 767-200ER version has no direct competitors. Boeing 767-200 has 181 seats in three classes or 224 seats in a two-class design. Basically, the Boeing 767-200 is used on routes such as New York - Los Angeles.

In February 1982, the company announced the development of a new version, which received the designation 767-300. This model is about 6,42 meters longer than 767-200. The first flight took place in January 1986 years, and in September of the same year, the airliner began commercial operation in «Japan Airlines» Air carrier (JAL). A version of 767-300ER, delivered in March 1988 years «American Airlines» company, is as 767-200ER extended modification with plenty of fuel. Boeing 767-300ER was the most popular with airlines, and is mainly used on long-haul flights and less busy routes.

Boeing 767 photo salon

Boeing 767 Salon

From version 767-300 happens cargo model has designation 767-300F. The first order for this Boeing was from the company «United Parcel» in 1993 year.

The latest modification of the 767 liner is designated Boeing 767-400EF. The development of this version began in 1996, on order from Delta Air Lines and Continental Airlines. Compared with the previous version, the 767-400ER has been extended by the 6,4 meter. Also the modifications were subjected to the wings of the aircraft - they became longer and the wing tips changed. The dashboard, brakes and wheels are similar to the model Boeing 777.

Characteristics of Boeing 767-400ER (767-300ER):

  • Length: 61,37 m (54,94m.).
  • Height: 16,87 m (15,85m.).
  • Wingspan: 51,92 m (47,57m.).
  • Empty weight: 103,1 tons (90 tons)
  • Cruising speed: 850 km / h.
  • Flight range: 10420 km. (11060 km.)
  • Ceiling: 11885 m.
  • Number of seats: 240-375 places (218-350 people)
  • Crew: 2 person

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