adopted from the CargoFacts 'Widebody Characteristics Graph'tomcat wrote:The 773ERSF is more than 30 feet longer than the 77F and it can take the same max payload as the latter...tomcat wrote:Within the constraints of the laws of physics and the laws on economics, do these statements make sense to you or any other intellectually honest data driven poster?I would think that for the XF Boeing will select the largest length possible that will still allow the same max payload density as the 772Ftomcat wrote:Compared to the A350F the 777XF will be costly to acquire.Compared to a converted aircraft, the 777XF will be costly to acquire in any case.tomcat wrote:What is unique about the 777XF?What matters for it to be a profitable investment for Boeing is that it will come with a unique selling point that is addressing a market large enough. ...
..existing infrastructure? ..drop tail? ..utility? ..revenue generation/TCO?
Doesn’t seem like FedEx agrees with you on the price front. They recently spoke about the fact that it will cost money to move to the 350F and have that fleet of aircraft, because of retraining. Don’t just say things for the sake of saying them, you have to bring your reasoning and sources to back up your statements.
The XF will be unique as it will be the largest new build freighter available. That’s it’s USP and will probably burn about 35% less fuel than the 747 whilst giving you more volume or at least the same