lastordu
Posts: 365
Joined: Sat Aug 27, 2005 11:14 am

757 And It's Winglets

Sat Sep 17, 2005 6:39 am

Dose any one know if there is a increase in rang for the 757 when it has winglets?
Thanks,
LAStoRDU
"Remember, Remember the 5th of November" from V for Vendetta
 
gigneil
Posts: 14133
Joined: Fri Nov 08, 2002 10:25 am

RE: 757 And It's Winglets

Sat Sep 17, 2005 9:41 am

There is. I can't tell you what it is but I heard in the 200nm range.

N
 
2H4
Posts: 7960
Joined: Tue Oct 19, 2004 11:11 pm

RE: 757 And It's Winglets

Sat Sep 17, 2005 12:26 pm




Quoting Gigneil (Reply 1):
There is. I can't tell you what it is but I heard in the 200nm range.



...From http://www.flug-revue.rotor.com/FRTypen/FRErstfl/FR05Erst/PR757BW.htm:




Operator benefits include: a block fuel improvement of up to 5%, approximately 200 nautical miles of additional range or up to 10,000 lbs. of incremental payload capability, improved second segment climb, enhanced operational flexibility (such as trading improved fuel burn for faster cruise speeds), improved takeoff performance out of high, hot, or obstacle limited airports, reduced engine maintenance costs, enhanced aesthetic appeal, increased aircraft residual value, and a range of environmental benefits that will equate to an economic payback period of less than 3 years for most operators.





Well done, Gigneil!




2H4


Intentionally Left Blank

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google Adsense [Bot] and 18 guests

Popular Searches On Airliners.net

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