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User currently offlineGnomon From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (15 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 1027 times:

I thought that all of Singapore Airlines' 777-212s were not extended-range, but a quick check of an online database reveals that ALL of them are -212ERs.

If this is not true, then is Singapore expected to get any extended-range 777s?

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User currently offlineLufthansa747 From Philippines, joined May 1999, 3201 posts, RR: 32
Reply 1, posted (15 years 11 months 3 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 973 times:

All of their 200s are 212ERs with RR Trents. In addition they have 777-312s.

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User currently offlineHamlet69 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 2855 posts, RR: 57
Reply 2, posted (15 years 11 months 3 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 920 times:

Currently, Singapore is receiving -212ER's that have been decertified. This means that although they are -ERs, they aren't certified to carry as much weight (lower landing fees) and the engines are derated to 84,000 lbs. However, it wouldn't take much to recertify these planes and change a few engine control chips, and fly the aircraft long-range. OTOH, Singapore is to begin receiving fully certified -200ERs in the next couple of years.


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