Date: 09 Sep 98 04:12:13 From: ASDL User <email@example.com> Organization: Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta GA, USA References: 1 2 3
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Larry Sakurai wrote: > Don't be surprised if improvements come out of Boeing's 767-400 program > that'll apply to the smaller models. The Boeing-MDC engineers (they teamed > up before the merger was announced) have added new raked wingtips for > the -400. I believe that as a result, the -400 will actually have a shorter > wingspan than the -300, and it'll be able to use gates used by DC-10s, > MD-11s, and L-1011s. The 767-400 will not have a wing span shorted than the -300ER, the raked wing tips, allowed Boeing to shorten the wing span over what would have existed had they used wing tip extensions and winglets as previously planned.