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Offline bazooka

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Boeing 777
« on: May 21, 2005, 09:17:58 AM »
I know this is a rather dumb question, but I read that the Boeing 777-200 or 300 series, I forget which one, has one of the longest or the longest range capable by any airliner. I asked my friends, but none could really provide an answer. Just wondering if anyone knew the facts on the 777 airliners capabilities, and wether or not what I read was true or not? I have not had a chance yet to look it up on line because my time online is limited because I share the computer with others. Thanks for putting up with me, and for any information anyone can provide.

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Re: Boeing 777
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2005, 05:24:59 PM »
The 777-200LR is currently the longest range airliner in existence. The A340-500 is the longest range airliner in service. The 777-200LR was developed to win back the title from Airbus. It has just started flight testing and will be making a couple long range record setting flight in the coming months.

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Re: Boeing 777
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2005, 11:49:57 PM »
Thanks for the input Goose! :) How long do you think it will be until it goes into service?

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Re: Boeing 777
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2005, 04:43:00 PM »
Sorry for taking so long to reply. It should be in service within 6 months. I can't remember which airline is the launch customer though.

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Re: Boeing 777
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2005, 03:09:28 PM »
Looks like Boeing just launched the 777 Freighter. Air France being the launch customer with five aircraft on order to replace its 747-200F fleet. Air Canada followed last month. Delivery scheduled for fourth quarter 2008. The 777-200LR will be the platform for the new variant. According to the same press release, the first 777-200LR Worldliner will enter passenger service in January 2006.
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Re: Boeing 777
« Reply #5 on: January 01, 2008, 02:17:43 PM »
You get the irony there? Air FRANCE is the first customer?
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Re: Boeing 777
« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2008, 07:00:12 AM »
Lol, France obviously doesnt like the A380, or didnt think it was going to be completed on time, so they ordered the 777

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Re: Boeing 777
« Reply #7 on: January 05, 2008, 09:01:47 AM »
I mean, Airbus is French!!!

Seriously. These people have a loyalty problem.
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