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User currently offlineFlpuck6 From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 2123 posts, RR: 29
Posted (15 years 2 months 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 735 times:

Why do DL's 767-300's have different emergency exit configurations? On most of the ones I have seen and hammered, there are the two emergency exits over the wing. On others that I have seen here on airliners.net, there are some that have a main cabin door just before the wing and only one emergency exit over the wing. Why is this? Are some newer/older? Anybody?
Thanks!


Bonjour Chef!
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User currently offlineFlyAA757 From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 1012 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (15 years 2 months 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 731 times:

Recently, DL acquired 6 767-3P6(ER)s used from Gulf Air. These aircraft have the different exit configurations. TWA also operates a mixed fleet.

User currently offlineCV880 From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 1132 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (15 years 2 months 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 730 times:


A note about these: folks at DL have said that the engines on the ex-Gulf Airs are prone to problems. They're the same Pratts that DL has on its other 300ERs, but for some reason they are balky.

Personally, I like the mid-cabin door on the 767 (such as BA and formerly Gulf) as I think it makes the plane more interesting. Also, if you are seated 'up front' you don't have everyone passing through the cabin while boarding (assuming the middle door is used.)


User currently offlineFlyAA757 From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 1012 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (15 years 2 months 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 730 times:

The ex-Gulf Air do not of Pratts. They are powered by CF6-80C2B4s. Delta's older, but original -300ERs are powered by PW4060s, while their newest deliveries are powered by CF6-80C2B6Fs.

User currently offlineCV880 From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 1132 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (15 years 2 months 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 730 times:


I had not idea that DL has been back and forth so much on the 767-300 engines. I had just assumed that all the ERs were going Pratt (as happened in 1990).

Would you happen to know who DL has selected for the 767-400? As I understand it, both Pratt and GE have offerings for that airframe.


User currently offlineCV880 From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 1132 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (15 years 2 months 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 730 times:

I had no idea that DL has been back and forth so much on the 767-300 engines. I had just assumed that all the ERs were going Pratt (as happened in 1990).

Would you happen to know who DL has selected for the 767-400? As I understand it, both Pratt and GE have offerings for that airframe.


User currently offlineJim From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 455 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (15 years 2 months 3 days ago) and read 730 times:

Delta has picked the CF6-80. I'm not sure which dash No., though

User currently offlineTwa747100 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 600 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (15 years 2 months 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 730 times:

Heres a logics question for yha!
why dose the 757 have 6 entrence/exit doors while the 767(wich can hold more people) only has 4>?> and ba's 767 has that going on


User currently offlineLH423 From Canada, joined Jul 1999, 6501 posts, RR: 54
Reply 8, posted (15 years 2 months 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 731 times:

I'm not sure that FlyAA757 is factually correct. The part where he (or she) says that older deliveries were PW and newer ones are GE. The REAL truth is that DL ordered PW for it's -300ER, and GE for -300. The only engine in Delta's fleet flying across the ocean is the PW. Personally I think that the GE is a superior engine over the PW.


« On ne voit bien qu'avec le cœur. L'essentiel est invisible pour les yeux » Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
User currently offlineCV880 From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 1132 posts, RR: 2
Reply 9, posted (15 years 2 months 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 731 times:


It had also been my impression that the internationally-configured ER's were all Pratt powered. AA757 had said the recent deliveries were GE. While we await a definitive clarification, I will add that some of the domestically-configured (GE) 767-300s are technically ERs, but have the same two-class config as the earlier ones, and fly North America. If I'm not mistaken, these began with fleet number 130 (N130DL, etc.). If need be, I suppose they could be given Business Elite and sent off to Europe!

LH423, I'm curious to know whether you have direct hands-on experience that makes you pick GE over Pratt for the 767-300. Not that I mind, but it is always interesting to hear from and insider. Personally, I'd put RR on mine.


User currently offlineLH423 From Canada, joined Jul 1999, 6501 posts, RR: 54
Reply 10, posted (15 years 2 months 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 729 times:

Personally I agree with you, RR is my personal choice. BUt given the text I was just comparing GE to PW. No I do not have "hands-on" expeience, but I try to keep my self informed in the "biz". Through research I have found the Ge to be more reliable, and I'm not sure that this matters, but why else would "Air Force One" be re-engined with GE from PW.


« On ne voit bien qu'avec le cœur. L'essentiel est invisible pour les yeux » Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
User currently offlineDL1011 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 386 posts, RR: 2
Reply 11, posted (15 years 2 months 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 730 times:

Trying to sort out Delta's 767 engine combinations can get pretty confusing, but
here we go! The P/W 4000 was the original choice for the 300ER's and the bulk
of the ER's have this engine. Delta has 6 ex Gulf-Air 300ER's and 1 ex Asiana
300ER with GE CF6-80C2B(this is a non FADEC) engines. Delta seems to have
moved away from P/W and all of the latest ER's have GE CF6 FADEC engines( not
sure of the exact model number.) As you can see, the ER's are flying with P/W
and 2 models of the GE CF6.


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