Re: MD-11F vs. 747-400F Design Philosophies

From:         mjtp <mjtp@mt.net>
Organization: The Montana Internet Cooperative Association
Date:         07 Mar 96 02:04:39 
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>I've seen a number of these
>as well, and I'm puzzled about Boeing's decision to use the standard
>-100 and -200 upper deck instead of the stretched upper deck used in the
>passenger variant.

Actually it is simple, to reduce weight, because you can't put freight up
there, so there is no real use for the strethed upper deck, without it you
can carry either more freight or go a little longer distance (I'm sure not
much).


                        Jeff