Re: A330-300HGW

Date:         16 Jun 97 21:35:37 
From:         mba340@club-internet.fr
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"jla" <jb7@usa.net> wrote:

>C. Marin Faure <faurecm@halcyon.com> wrote in article
><airliners.1997.1115@ohare.Chicago.COM>...
>>
>> > In article <airliners.1997.1038@ohare.Chicago.COM>,
>> > Roger Chung-Wee <roger@concord-world-travel.co.uk> wrote:
>> > >I hear that Airbus will be offering a higher gross weight version of
>> > >the A330-300 to provide more competition for the 777-200IGW.
>>
>> If the A330 wants to compete with the 777 it's going to need a new wing.
>> Increasing the gross weight alone isn't going to do it.

The A330 does not compete with the 777 but with 767. The A340 does.
I never heard about an IGW version but only a shorter version (-200).