Boeing 757-300

The 757-300, the stretched version of the aircraft entered service with Condor in 1999. With a total length of 178.7 feet (54.5 m), the type is the longest single-aisle twin-engine ever built. Designed to meet the charter market and provide a low cost substitute for the 767-200, 757-300 of the shares the basic design of the 757 original, while adding fuselage plugs before and after the wings . Eight standard car doors, and a pair of exits on the wing on each side, are mounted in the 757-300, allowing a maximum certified 289 passengers. A higher maximum takeoff weight of 272,500 pounds (124,000 kilograms) is specified, while fuel capacity remains unchanged, and as a result, the long variant provides a maximum range of 3,395 miles nmi (6,290 km). Powerplant options include the RB211 engine, Rolls-Royce 535E4B and the PW2037, PW2040, PW2043, and Pratt & Whitney.

Condor ordered the stretched 757 variant to replace its McDonnell Douglas DC-10 and serve as low-cost, high density of transport to destinations like the Canary Islands. Because the evidence showed that the 757-300 address can take up to eight minutes longer than the 757-200, Boeing and the Condor developed area-based approach procedures to speed up loading and unloading of the aircraft extended. The 757-300 is operated by the mainline carriers Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Icelandair, together with the statutes of companies Condor and Thomas Cook Airlines in July 2011. Total production for the number 55 aircraft 757-300. From July 2011, 54 of them were in service.


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