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1,035th 767 & 777 - On The Line Together  
User currently offlinekaitak From Ireland, joined Aug 1999, 12325 posts, RR: 35
Posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 13179 times:

An interesting coincidence on the Boeing production line: the 1,035th 767 and 777 on the line together; the 767 will go to UPS, while the 777 will go to Qatar Airways (likely to be A7-BAX):

http://boeingblogs.com/randy/archives/2012/07/seeing_double.html

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User currently offlineStitch From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 29690 posts, RR: 84
Reply 1, posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 13088 times:
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It would be cool if they could be rolled out and even delivered together, but I expect the assembly rate for the 777 is quicker.

User currently offlinecmb56 From United States of America, joined Dec 2009, 230 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 13026 times:

N353UP will deliver to UPS in late August, I don't know if that is 1035 or not. Next UPS delivery is in 2013.

User currently offlineMEA-707 From Netherlands, joined Nov 1999, 4265 posts, RR: 34
Reply 3, posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 12993 times:

It's very interesting but basically happens with any type which is built in a faster rate then another.
At first the 767 was ahead of the 757, it flew earlier and sold better in the 1980s. Then with l/n 374 (both flew on 31 May 1991) the 757 surpassed the 767, but the 767 will soon get the last laugh when #1051 is flying long after the 757 production is closed.
On the same way, once the 727 and 737 passed the 707, then the 737 surpassed the 727 etc.
And on one day, the 777 will surpass the 747 and perhaps the 787 will surpass both. No airplane from Boeing will catch in with the 737NG though anytime soon (now 4113 built and counting).



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User currently offline777ER From New Zealand, joined Dec 2003, 11853 posts, RR: 18
Reply 4, posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 12381 times:
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Quoting MEA-707 (Reply 3):
No airplane from Boeing will catch in with the 737NG though anytime soon (now 4113 built and counting).

Never say never! If the B787 expands its product offering (787-3) then the smaller -3 model for instance could become the B737 replacement in many markets and enable expansion.

Well done the B767!


User currently offlineJAAlbert From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 1491 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 12204 times:

The 767's story is remarkable. I recall a number of threads just a few years back predicting that the 767 would never quite make it to 1000 frames. Not even factoring in the military tanker program, the 767 has surpassed expectations. As I often say on this site, the 767 is just about my favorite widebody. I love the cross-section. Roomy, but not too big.

User currently offlinejfk777 From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 8091 posts, RR: 7
Reply 6, posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 11987 times:
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Has the 777 sold 1035 planes ? thought it was about 750.

User currently offlineStitch From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 29690 posts, RR: 84
Reply 7, posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 11803 times:
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Quoting jfk777 (Reply 6):
Has the 777 sold 1035 planes ? thought it was about 750.

As of June 2012, the 777 family has secured 1372 orders in total.


User currently offlineas77w From United States of America, joined Mar 2012, 33 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 10864 times:

Quoting JAAlbert (Reply 5):
The 767's story is remarkable. I recall a number of threads just a few years back predicting that the 767 would never quite make it to 1000 frames. Not even factoring in the military tanker program, the 767 has surpassed expectations.

I think if people had started getting their 787s when they were supposed to, that would have been a logical prediction.


User currently offlineloalq From Switzerland, joined Jan 2007, 219 posts, RR: 3
Reply 9, posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 10738 times:

What versions of 767 and 777 families are currently on offer?


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User currently offlineba286 From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 114 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 10640 times:

Quoting loalq (Reply 9):

I believe for the 767 the 200er and 300er ( forgot the 400er) versions are available. For the T7 it would be the W and L versions.

[Edited 2012-07-07 18:16:20]


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User currently offlinepoLOT From United States of America, joined Jul 2011, 2048 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 10507 times:

Quoting ba286 (Reply 10):
believe for the 767 the 200er and 300er ( forgot the 400er) versions are available. For the T7 it would be the W and L versions.

All versions of the 777 are still offered, but the chances of an airline deciding not to choose the -300ER, -200LR, or -200F over the -200/ER and -300 are rather slim. SU ordered 2 777-200ERs last year, but I believe they have converted them to -300ERs like the rest of their order.


User currently offlineWestWing From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 2125 posts, RR: 7
Reply 12, posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 8531 times:

On a related note, this month, the total 777 deliveries will pass the total 767 deliveries. As of the end of June, 1027 767s had been delivered and one more to LAN in July (CC-BDE) = 1028 total 767s. At present, 1025 777s have been delivered and Boeing deliver roughly seven 777s per month.

Quoting poLOT (Reply 11):
All versions of the 777 are still offered, but the chances of an airline deciding not to choose the -300ER, -200LR, or -200F over the -200/ER and -300 are rather slim.

Hmmm. Boeing removed the 200A and 300A from 'current models' some time back, so I don't believe they are offered. The -200ER is of course still offered - there is a freshly built Asiana -200ER l/n 1027 (one of two orders) and ANA have three more -200ERs (from an order of five) due to go to them. Not sure what the survivor/successor entity to AA will do about AA's -200ER orders - but a conversion of those to 77Ws is quite possible.



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User currently offlineglideslope From United States of America, joined May 2004, 1594 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 5056 times:

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User currently offlineSKY1 From Spain, joined Apr 2006, 879 posts, RR: 4
Reply 14, posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 2764 times:

How many 767's pax version are still waiting to be delivered?


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User currently offlineStitch From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 29690 posts, RR: 84
Reply 15, posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 2638 times:
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Quoting SKY1 (Reply 14):
How many 767's pax version are still waiting to be delivered?

As of June 2012, 19.


User currently offlineSKY1 From Spain, joined Apr 2006, 879 posts, RR: 4
Reply 16, posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2596 times:

Quoting Stitch (Reply 15):
As of June 2012, 19.

Thanks, Stitch

And what's the carrier which is waiting for? Only can be NH, JL or LA, right?



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User currently offlineStitch From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 29690 posts, RR: 84
Reply 17, posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2517 times:
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Quoting SKY1 (Reply 16):
And what's the carrier which is waiting for?

Air Astana, LAN Airlines, MIAT Mongolian Airlines and Uzbekistan Airways.


User currently offlinerotating14 From United States of America, joined Jan 2012, 543 posts, RR: 0
Reply 18, posted (1 year 9 months 2 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2514 times:

Quoting SKY1 (Reply 16):

Air Astana and Azerbaijan Air ordered 767's this year also.


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