Boeing 767 General Information

The Boeing 767 aircraft is a medium sized, twin-engine wide-body airliner built by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. It was the first widebody twinjet manufacturer and its first passenger plane with a glass cockpit crew of two. The aircraft has two turbofan engines, conventional tail, and to reduce aerodynamic drag, wing design supercrítica.Diseñado as a small passenger aircraft widebody aircraft such as the one before the 747, the 767 has a capacity from 181 to 375 people and a range of 3,850 to 6,385 nautical miles (7,130 to 11,825 kilometers), depending on the variante.Desarrollo of the 767 occurred in tandem with a narrow-body twinjet, the 757, resulting in design features shares that allow pilots to obtain a common type rating to operate both aircraft.
The 767 is produced in three fuselage lengths. The original 767-200 entered service in 1982, followed by the 767-300 in 1986 and the 767-400ER, an extended range (ER) variant, in 2000. The extended range models 767-200ER and 767-300ER entered service in 1984 and 1988, respectively, while a freighter version of production, the 767-300F, debuted in 1995. The conversion program has been modified passenger 767-200 and 767-300 series for use of the load, while derivatives include military surveillance aircraft E-767, KC-767 and KC-46 tanker and VIP transport. Engines that are in the 767 include General Electric CF6, JT9D Pratt & Whitney PW4000, and, and Rolls-Royce RB211 turbofans.
United Airlines first placed the 767 into commercial service in 1982. The aircraft was moved initially on domestic routes and transcontinental, during which demonstrated the reliability of twin-engine design. In 1985, the 767 became the first twin-engine plane to receive regulatory approval for long flights abroad. The aircraft was used to expand nonstop service to medium and long-haul intercontinental routes. In 1986, Boeing launched the 767 studies for higher capacity, ultimately leading to the development of 777, a twin-engine widebody larger. In the 1990s, the 767 became the most widely used airliner for transatlantic flights between North America and Europe.
From November 2011, the 767 has received orders from 71 customers 1057, of which 1,013 have been delivered, 837 of these aircraft were in service in July 2011. The most popular variant is the 767-300ER, with 552 delivered, and Delta Air Lines is the largest operator with 94 aircraft. Competitors have included the Airbus A300, A310 and A330-200, while its successor, the 787 Dreamliner, entered service in October 2011.


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