SQ325
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Some B717 Questions!

Wed May 21, 2003 1:43 am

1.Hey has anybody some detailed information about the average fuel flow for cruise and climb!
2.Normal climb rate and and average speed and rate untill top with a medium weight?
3.Max Landing weight?

Thanks in advance

regards Bjoern

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BR715-A1-30
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RE: Some B717 Questions!

Wed May 21, 2003 6:57 am

You could find most of this information at http://www.boeing.com/commercial/717/flash.html
Puhdiddle
 
SQ325
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RE: Some B717 Questions!

Wed May 21, 2003 4:20 pm

I got all other informations from this page except those i asked for!
but anyhow thanks for the advice!
 
m717
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RE: Some B717 Questions!

Thu May 22, 2003 1:23 am

SQ325,

I'll take some notes on your first two questions, and report back next week. As for #3, the max certificated landing weight is 110,000 lbs. AirTran operates them at a max landing weight of 104,000 for landing fee considerations.
 
ha763
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RE: Some B717 Questions!

Thu May 22, 2003 7:38 am

Just some clarification on the max landing weights. According to the Boeing planning manual, the max landing weights are:
Basic airplane: 100,000 lbs. (110,000 lbs. MTOW) and 102,000 lbs. (114,000/116,000/118,000 lbs. MTOW)
HGW option: 110,000 (121,000 lbs. MTOW)

http://www.boeing.com/assocproducts/aircompat/717.htm

[Edited 2003-05-22 00:39:39]
 
m717
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RE: Some B717 Questions!

Thu May 22, 2003 8:48 am

Ha763,

Looking at that chart you provided raises some interesting questions. I can give you the facts regarding the aircraft that I operate. Not all the numbers correspond to the chart. Here are the numbers for our aircraft--

Max Certificated Ramp Wt -- 122,000 (AirTran operates at 121,000)
Max Certificated Takeoff Wt -121,000 (AirTran operates at 120,000)
Max Certificated Landing Wt -110.000 (AirTran operates at 104,000)
*Note--AirTran weights are for operational reasons such as reduced fees, etc.
Max Zero Fuel Wt -- 96,000
Max Usable Fuel -- 24,609

So, our aircraft have the same Ramp, TO and LDG wts as the HGW option, but the same ZFW and usable fuel as the basic model. Typical Basic Empty Weights are around 67,300 lbs.
 
ha763
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RE: Some B717 Questions!

Thu May 22, 2003 10:54 am

The Boeing numbers are the baseline numbers. I checked the documentation I got from a familarization course on the 717 and it does say that customers have the option to change things like the ZFW from the baseline numbers.
 
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RE: Some B717 Questions!

Thu May 22, 2003 11:44 am

SQ, in the future, PLEASE title the thread a bit more specifically.

The only reason I am not deleting it is b/c you got a fair amount of posts already with answers. thanks for understanding.  Big thumbs up

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SQ325
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RE: Some B717 Questions!

Thu May 22, 2003 7:54 pm

Thanks a lot guys!

@M717: it would be great if you could give some figures about the speed and fuel flow. Thanks a lot!

And of course Mirrodie next time i will ask my Questions more detailed in the starter line  Big thumbs up

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