Re: Boeing launches 767-400ERX

Date:         21 Jan 97 01:32:26 
From: (Michael Jennings)
Organization: University of Cambridge DAMTP
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In article <airliners.1997.218@ohare.Chicago.COM>,
Terry Schell <> wrote:
> (matt weber) writes:
>>The following information on the 767-400ERX is from the 6 January 1997 edition
>>of Aviation Week and Space technology
>>The 767-400ERX is claimed to offer comparable capacity to the A330-200 with a
>>directoperating cost about 5% lower.
>Is this figure from an independent analyst or from Boeing?  I am not
>doubting it... but I would love to know if this is marketing hype or
>something calculated by the folks at AWST.

	The figure is from Boeing. It's reasonably believable hower.
Boeing tend not to make promises about aircraft performances that they
can't meet.

Michael Jennings
Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics
The University of Cambridge.

	"`I need every aluminum can you can find! And duct tape!"