Re: B757 "Heavy Jet"?

From:         kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz)
Organization: Chicago Software Works, Menlo Park, California
Date:         20 Jul 96 15:56:06 
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>The Heavy category is defined at 225,000 pounds and and over (used to
>be 300,000 pounds). As a result of this change, all DC8s and 707s and
>Tristars will now fit into the heavy category.  [757s, too. -amb]

Unless TriStar refers to something other than a Lockheed L-1011, they
were already solidly in the heavy category with a 430,000 lbs MGTOW
for the initial L-1011-385-1 model.  (Higher gross weights up to at
least 510,000 lbs are available on other models.)

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