Delta763ER From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR: Posted (14 years 11 months 2 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 4456 times:
My question is who in the world would operate the "-SP" version of the 777? Boeing has a plan in the works to begin development on the shorter version of the 777-200, this aircraft would look like a stubby 777, with an A310 look to it, but if Boeing launched the 767-400, why go with the 777-100? By the way, the 767-400 is an excelent aircraft, flew it the other day for the Delta and it was awesome.
Tullamarine From Australia, joined Aug 1999, 1783 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (14 years 11 months 2 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 4424 times:
It is my understanding that Boeing have no plans anymore to develop the 771. As you point out this segment of the market is covered by the 764.
The only criticism of the 764 at the moment appears to be range which would obviously be much improved in the 771 but chances are Boeing would encounter the same weight problems with the 771 that Airbus are facing with the A335.