From: McElravy <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 13 May 96 02:08:47 References: 1 2
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>The 777 wing is somewhat superior to the A/330/340 wing in >that it will allow quite a family of future airplanes to be based on it, >from high gross weight to stretched, to short range, etc. Airbus is >pretty much at the limit now of what they can do with their wing. While this is certainly true, you musn't forget that the reason for this may stem from the A330/A340 family's use of the same wing to amount either two or four engines. I'm not sure, but isn't the proposed A340-8000 (which is going to be very stretched) going to use a different wing?