Widebody Aircraft

McDonnell Douglas MD-11

Published: 01-17-2006
The MD-11, the world's only modern large, wide-cabin trijet, offers a highly sophisticated flight deck and advanced automatic system controls that substantially reduces pilot workload. In service with customers in all parts of the world, the MD-11 was produced in Long Beach, California, at the Douglas Products Division of the Boeing Commercial Airplanes until February 2001. A worldwide network of subcontractors and suppliers supported the assembly line.(source: Boeing.com).

McDonnell Douglas DC-10

Published: 01-17-2006
A new category of airplane was added to the world's air transportation system when the DC-10 entered scheduled airline service. It has been demonstrating its value to airlines and air travelers since then, winning world recognition for its reliability, comfort and efficiency in more than 25 million hours of revenue flight.

The multirange DC-10 was designed and built in Long Beach, California, by Douglas Aircraft Company, now the Long Beach Division of Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Production was started in January 1968 and first deliveries were in 1971. In a production run extending to 1989, 386 commercial DC-10s were delivered (source: Boeing.com).

McDonnell Douglas DC-8

Published: 01-17-2006
The DC-8 is one of the earliest jet-powered commercial passenger aircraft. In the decade following its maiden flight, the DC-8 established commercial transport world records for speed, altitude, distance and payload.

A capacity for improved power, payload and range capabilities was inherent in the DC-8 design. Four basic models were produced: the Series 10 through 50, in passenger, freighter and convertible freighter versions; and the Super 60 Series 61, 62 and 63, with freighter models of each (Source: Boeing.com).

Boeing 747

Published: 01-17-2006
Instantly recognized by passengers around the world, the Boeing 747 is in a class by itself. The 747-400 continues the 747 family legacy by integrating advanced technology into one of the world's most modern and fuel-efficient airplanes. (Source: Boeing.com)

Boeing 777

Published: 01-16-2006

The Boeing 777 is the first jetliner to be 100 percent digitallydesigned using three-dimensional computer graphics. Throughout thedesign process, the airplane was "pre-assembled" on the computer,eliminating the need for a costly, full-scale mock-up.

Theairplane is larger than all other twinjet or trijet airplanes andsmaller than the 747. It brings the twin-engine economic advantage tomedium- and long-range markets.

Boeing 767

Published: 01-16-2006
The Boeing 767 family is a complete family of airplanes providing maximum market versatility in the 200- to 300-seat market. The Boeing 767 family includes three passenger models - the 767-200ER, 767-300ER and 767-400ER - and a freighter, which is based on the 767-300ER fuselage (Source: Boeing.com).

Airbus A300

Published: 01-16-2006
The A300F has been designed for optimum operating efficiency in regional operations, and in medium-range routes with range capability up to 4000 nm (7700 km). This careful optimization has made the A300F the most popular aircraft for freight operation (Source: Airbus.com)

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