SQ B777-200 Or B777-200ER

Fri Sep 15, 2000 9:46 pm


Is SQ operating B777-200s or B777-200ERs??? How many of the B777-200s or B777-200ERs are in operation now??? Thanks,

Posts: 2534
Joined: Thu Mar 09, 2000 2:45 am

RE: SQ B777-200 Or B777-200ER

Sat Sep 16, 2000 12:14 am

Aviation Fan,

This can be very confusing. Techinically, SQ has 777-200ERs. However, because the aircraft are only used on medium-haul routes, they have been derated. The engines are derated (don't provide all the thrust they could) and the aircraft's MTOW has been derated, mainly through the closing of the center-wing tank. However, SQ has purchased 10 normal -200ERs, with the first ones to be delivered next year. These will begin replacing the airline's A340 fleet. Currently, SQ has 13 derated -200ERs in its fleet, as well as 5 -300s. More derated -200ERs and -300s are to be deliered in the coming months, as well as the 'normal' -200ERs.

All gave some. Some gave all.
Posts: 2115
Joined: Tue May 18, 1999 3:49 am

Trent 800s?

Sat Sep 16, 2000 2:33 am

Hello Hamlet 69,

Would you know at versions of the derated Trent 800 they use please?

I assume the next "true" 777-200ERs will be powered by Trent 895 (SIA is a large freight carrier, and therefore would probably opt for the highest thrust available), won't they?

Best regards,
Alain Mengus

RE: SQ B777-200 Or B777-200ER

Sat Sep 16, 2000 2:35 am

So if SQ knew they were going to be using their 777's meduim-haul, why did they buy the 772ER's in the first place?

Popular Searches On

Top Photos of Last:   24 Hours  •  48 Hours  •  7 Days  •  30 Days  •  180 Days  •  365 Days  •  All Time

Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe

Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos