Re: B777 range

Date:         27 Dec 96 13:32:18 
From:         Chuanga@cris.com (H Andrew Chuang)
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In article <airliners.1996.2957@ohare.Chicago.COM>,
Karl Swartz <kls@ohare.Chicago.COM> wrote:
>
>>A340-300B
>...
>>     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.
>

The A340-300E with 275-metric-tonne MTOW supposedly has the nominal range
of 7,400 nm.  The MTOW of the standard A340-300E is 271 t.  The A340-200
has a range of 7,300 nm, I believe.