Re: B777 range

Date:         19 Dec 96 03:06:34 
From:         kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz)
Organization: Chicago Software Works, Menlo Park, California
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>> 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).

>     Range (full passengers):   8,050 miles

Check the units -- 8,050 miles is only about 6,995 nm.  The A340-200
has greater range than the A340-300.  I assume that's where the 7,400 nm
figure came from though I haven't looked it up.

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