Re: sci.aeronautics.airliners

From:         drinkard@bcstec.ca.boeing.com (Terrell D. Drinkard)
Organization: Boeing Commercial Airplane Group
Date:         20 May 94 01:58:40 
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In article <airliners.1994.1244@ohare.chicago.com>,
Philip M. Chuang <pmc@news.ans.net> wrote:
>
>BTW, Terry, I have noticed that while Northwest's trans Pacific
>     cargo flight still stop via Anchorage, their passenger
>     flights have not done so for many years.  What could be
>     the possible reasons?

Freighters are loaded much heavier than passenger airplanes, and 
therefore have less range at typical operating weights.



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Terry
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"Anyone who thinks they can hold the company responsible for what I say has
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