Re: A330 vs. B767

Date:         31 Dec 99 02:09:16 
From:         Ron Parsons <jrp59@gte.net>
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In article <airliners.1999.1249@ohare.Chicago.COM>, "Robert Wright"
<kdol97@home.com> wrote:

>    I'm not sure where this figure comes from.  80% compared to what?  Do
>you mean BA could spend 80% less training pilots next year if they bought
>A330s, or that they could spend 80% less training A330 pilots than they
>would training 767 pilots?  Will the 767-400 not have commonality with the
>other 767s in this regard, or have so little commonality than transition
>from 767-300 to 767-400 would cost fives times as much as transitioning
>from
>A320 to A330?  That doesn't make sense to me.  Of course, you can't get a
>767-400 with RR engines right now....

Our transition from 767-200 to 767-300 was one session at the slides.
Both with GE engines.

Later when the Company reversed course and bought 757's, this time with
RR engines, it was two hours looking at walk around slides.

I'd doubt the 767-400 would warrant much more than either of those.

--
Ron