Re: Virgin Atlantic becomes first A340-600 customer; Air Canada orders

Date:         28 Aug 97 02:30:44 
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  or MIME structure (H Andrew Chuang) wrote:
> both Boeing and Airbus are working with SIA to launch either
> a heavier B777-200X (than the originally proposed one) or a
> high-gross-weight A340-500.

The B777-200X proposal that Boeing was talking about several months ago had a
MGTOW of 720,000lb. Boeing reportedly did not launch that design because it
didn't meet SIA's range requirements (LAX-SIN year-round). Has a heavier
MGTOW been proposed?

M Carling
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