Re: B757 as /H (was: Airbus A320)

Date:         01 Mar 97 18:42:14 
From:         D Snow <dougie@mama.indstate.edu>
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On 1 Mar 1997, Karl Swartz wrote:

> >Even if the weight division were made at, say, 240,000 lbs, some B757s
> >would be included, and some B757s would NOT be included.
>
> Not true.  An aircraft is considered a heavy if its *type* is rated
> for a MGTOW of at least 300,000 lbs, even if the particular aircraft
> in question has a lower MGTOW.

I stand corrected, you are correct.

> >Northwest B757s max out at 227,500.  DLs also max out somewhere in
> >that weight range as well.

I have a DQ display from WORLDFLIGHT, Northwest's flight operations
system:

DQ 5501				501US
T/B757/R     B757-200     PW2037        O/W
PASS        E/W:   1294      O/W     1294
MAX STR GROSS: RMP 2285      T/O     2275     LDG     1980
MAX STR Z FUEL WT  1840
MAX FUEL CAPACITY   754
TAXI B/O LBS/MIN     30
MIN DISP FUEL       100
MIN ALTN FUEL        31
HOLD FUEL PER HOUR   65
DOM CONTINGENCY       5
REFUEL OR CREW CHG  100

> The info I have says Northwest's are all an even 220,000 lbs MGTOW,
> while Delta's are 240,000 lbs.

This info is as of 4/95, and might have changed.

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Douglas Snow                                dougie@mama.indstate.edu
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