Re: sci.aeronautics.airliners

From:         kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz)
Organization: Chicago Software Works, Menlo Park, California
Date:         20 May 94 01:58:40 
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Terry Drinkard writes:
>The Tu-204 carries fuel in the vertical tail (yes, I know everyone else
>uses the horizontal).

AMN from last November has a note saying that Boeing might put the
stronger wing and landing gear of the 747-400F on the passenger -400
with a weight increase to 920,000 lbs.  In addition to a payload
increase of 22,000 lbs, they mention bigger wing tanks plus tanks in
the horizontal and *vertical* tail, for a 300 nm range increase.
(The tank in the horizontal tail is already an option but the one in
the vertical tail would be new.)

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