DIA
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Boeing Touting 3 Types Of 747 Freighters. +A.Q...

Thu Dec 22, 2005 8:04 am

744-BCF
744-ERF
748-F

I was noticing how Boeing is offering these three freighters...the 744-BCF would come from existing airframes (of course). Overall, I just found it interesting that the 747 freighter programs are pretty well-rounded for an airliner that is supposed to be out-of-date by some peoples' accounts.

**Mind you, they also offer the 772LRF.

Does Airbus offer an A330 or A340 cargo version, or converted cargo version? I haven't heard that they do. And if they do not, seems odd to me considering their runaway success with the A300F series.
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RE: Boeing Touting 3 Types Of 747 Freighters. +A.Q

Thu Dec 22, 2005 8:08 am

Quoting DIA (Thread starter):
**Mind you, they also offer the 772LRF.

What about the 767-300ERF?

As far as I know, Airbus does not currently offer either an A330 or A340 freighter variant, whether new build or conversion. I strongly suspect that in the future the A330 will be a superb conversion candidate; this'll be way after the A350 is introduced.
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