Re: B777 range

Date:         19 Dec 96 03:06:34 
From:         jfmezei <jfmezei@videotron.ca>
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H Andrew Chuang wrote:
>
> >From one of the newswire services, it's reported that starting in 1998,
> the range of the B777-200IGW will be boosted from 7,200 nm to 7,500 nm,
> thus, claiming the long-haul champion from the A340 (which has a range
> of 7,400 nm).

>From the Air Canada web site:
A340-300B

     Manufacturer:              Airbus
     Number of aircraft:        6 (on order)
     Engines:                   CFM56-5C4
     Seats (typical):           284
     Cargo capacity:            36,968 lbs
     Fuel capacity:             36,900 usg
     Overall length:            208 feet, 11.5 inches
     Wing span:                 197 feet, 10 inches
     Top of fin from ground:    55 feet, 2.5 inches
     Cruise speed:              540 mph
     Range (full passengers):   8,050 miles
     Cruise altitude (typical): 35,000 feet


The A340-300 that AC currently has (2) does have the near 7.4 mile range
you stated but the remainder of AC's 340 order will have the 8k mile
range.