Boeing 767-200

The first 767-200 entered service in Sept. 8, 1982 with United airlines.

The Boeing 767-200 has a maximum range of 9,400 km (5,200 nautical miles).

A total of 128 Boeing 767-200 had been ordered and delivered between 1981 and 1994.

 

The Boeing 767 family of aircraft

boeing767200er.jpg (292288 bytes) In 1984 the Boeing 767-200ER (more range) was introduced.

In 1986 Boeing introduced the 767-300 (longer fuselage).

boeing767300er.jpg (169888 bytes) In 1988 the legendary Boeing 767-300ER was introduced and sold over 500 during the years afterwards.

In 2000 the 767-400ER has been introduced. Only 40 have been sold by 2006.

By january 2006 Boeing had recieved a total of 965 orders for all 767 variants together. In february 2007 Boeing recivieved an order for 27 Boeing 767-F(reighter) from UPS, which took total orders for a Boeing 767 above 1.000.

Links: http://www.767.org.uk

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner was launched in 2004 as a 767 replacement.

 

Competition with Airbus

The 767 had been developed simultaneously with the Boeing 757 and in competition with the Airbus A310.

Airbus responded with the A330/A340 family of aircraft.

In 1995 the first Boeing 777 was introduced in response to the Airbus A330/A340 family of aircraft flying since 1993.

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