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  Boeing 757
De Boeing 757 is een tweemotorig verkeersvliegtuig voor korte en middellange afstanden en geschikt voor het vervoer van rond tweehonderd passagiers.
Boeing nam voor het ontwerp de 727 als uitgangspunt, aanvankelijk inclusief de T-staart en de neussectie.
Boeing ontwikkelde de 757 tegelijkertijd met de grotere 767 en streefde naar zoveel mogelijk overeenkomsten tussen beide ontwerpen, waaronder de toepassing van identieke digitale cockpits.
www.vliegtuighomepage.nl /b757.htm   (0 words)

 Boeing: Commercial Airplanes - 757
The Boeing 757 is a twin-engine short-to-medium-range jetliner incorporating advanced technology for exceptional fuel efficiency, low noise levels, increased passenger comfort and top operating performance.
On Nov. 28, 2005, Boeing concluded the remarkable 23-year run of the 757 passenger airplane by delivering the final one to Shanghai Airlines.
The 757 is one of seven commercial models that have sold more than 1,000 airplanes, and more than 1,030 of the 757s are still in service.
www.boeing.com /commercial/757family   (154 words)

  Aviation Video: Boeing 757-200 - Thomsonfly
The Boeing 757 is a medium-range, transcontinental commercial passenger airplane manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
The 757 uses many of the same components as the widebody 767 and aircrews and maintenence personnel can quickly be cross-trained from one type to the other.
Indeed, the 757 was preferred by airlines which needed to traverse long, thin routes, chiefly transcontinental and transatlantic routes.
www.flightlevel350.com /Aircraft_Boeing_757-200-Airline_Thomsonfly_Aviation_Video-8457.html   (783 words)

  Physics911, by Scientific Panel Investigating Nine-Eleven, 9/11/2001
For example, if the Boeing company gives the wingspan of the Boeing 757 as 127 feet, we assume that the measurement is accurate to the nearest 6 inches, that being the midway point between one length given in feet and the one next higher or lower.
Claims that a Boeing 757 struck the Pentagon are difficult to substantiate on the basis of available evidence, primarily a suite of photographs taken by various individuals present at the scene, not to mention images captured by security cameras in operation at the time of the crash.
However, the wings of a 757 are swept back at an angle of 29 degrees, as made by the leading edge with a line at right angles to the roll axis of the aircraft.
www.physics911.net /missingwings.htm   (5239 words)

  Boeing 757 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 757 (designated "7N7" during initial development) was designed by Boeing to complement the 767 on less dense routes.
The C-32, a variant of the 757, is the usual transportation for the Vice President of the United States.
One 757 is also serving as a VIP and Presidential Transport aircraft in Argentina, and another one is also serving in the VIP and Presidential transport role in Mexico.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Boeing_757   (1378 words)

 Boeing 757
The 757 differed from both other by the fact that she maintained the same trunk cross section like 727, while she was settled, like the 767 (in the same way as the Boeing 767) practically between the 727 and the 747.
Boeing was the first manufacturer who moved this draft in the act and helped the airlines to win flexibility and to lower the expenses.
The Boeing 757 is used by the airlines gladly as a "holidays airliner" to transport tourist.
www.flybernhard.de /b757_e.htm   (2944 words)

 Boeing 7J7 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Boeing 7J7 was a short- to medium-range airliner proposed by Boeing in the 1980s, but never built.
It would have carried 150 passengers and was touted as the successor to the successful Boeing 727.
Boeing cancelled the 7J7 in 1987 and instead concentrated its resources on further developments of the Boeing 737 and the Boeing 757.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Boeing_7J7   (404 words)

 TAHC - TALON AIR Boeing 757-200 "Cathey Clipper"   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Boeing 757 and 767 were the first, and still are, the only airplanes to share a common type rating.
The 757 family consists of the 757-200, the 757-200 freighter, and the larger 757-300.
Flight decks of the 757 and 767 are nearly identical and both aircraft have a common type-rating.
www.flightsimnetwork.com /aea/757TA.html   (2818 words)

 Boeing 757
The 757 was designed as a replacement for the 727.
The 757 was developed in tandem with the widebody 767 so the two could share a number of systems and technologies including a common flightdeck.
The first flight of the 757 was in 1982.
www.shanaberger.com /B757.htm   (70 words)

 BBC NEWS | Business | Job fears as Boeing axes 757s
Boeing has already eliminated 35,560 jobs since the September 2001 terrorist attacks, a total that is expected to reach 40,000 by the end of the year.
Boeing, which is also struggling to compete with its European rival Airbus, does not expect a pick-up in demand for orders until 2006 at the earliest.
Boeing has produced more than 1,000 of the single-aisle 200-seater 757s since they were first rolled off the production line in 1982.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/business/3199490.stm   (369 words)

 ipedia.com: Boeing 757 Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Boeing 757-998.]] The Boeing 757 is a medium-range transcontinental commercial passenger airplane manufactured by the Boeing Corporation.
The Boeing 757 is a medium-range transcontinental commercial passenger airplane manufactured by the Boeing Corporation.
The 757 is designed by Boeing to complement the 767 on less dense routes.
www.ipedia.com /boeing_757.html   (693 words)

 Boeing 757-300   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The stretched, 240 seat Boeing 757-300 is the first significant development of the basic 757-200 and is aimed primarily at the European vacation charter market.
Although design work on the original 757 began in the late 1970s and its entry into service was in 1983, it wasn't until over a decade later in the mid 1990s that Boeing began to study a stretched development of its popular narrowbody twin.
This new 757 stretch was covered by the 757-300X designation until its launch at the Farnborough Airshow in England in September 1996.
www.bbcbrainwash.com /b757-300.html   (808 words)

 Fatal Boeing 757 Events
The following events are those involving at least one passenger death on a 757 where the aircraft flight had a direct or indirect role.
Both crew members on the DHL 757 and the 57 passengers and 12 crew members on the Tu154 were killed.
The 757 departed Bahrain and was continuing on to Brussels after a stop in Bergamo in northern Italy.
www.airsafe.com /events/models/b757.htm   (964 words)

 Farewell, Boeing 757
The 1,050th 757, built for Shanghai Airlines, is the last of the series.
Interestingly, the 757 is the same aircraft that the 9/11 terrorists used to crash into the Pentagon.
Hundreds of Boeing workers assembled at Boeing's Renton plant to mark the end of the twin-engined 757 aircraft, which the company produced since 1981.
www.rediff.com /money/2004/oct/29look.htm?zcc=ar   (139 words)

 USATODAY.com - Travel - News - Boeing's outlook for 757 grows bleaker with time   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Boeing has sold more than 1,000 757s and the jet has been lauded for its fuel-efficiency and versatility in handling everything from short runways to heat, all while meeting noise restrictions.
The 757 also faces competition from its sister jet, the 737, which is built at the same factory in Renton, south of Seattle.
Boeing's board will decide later this year whether to seek airline orders for the 7E7 and will decide in 2004 whether to launch the program.
www.usatoday.com /travel/news/2003/07/24-boeing-757.htm   (630 words)

 Boeing 757-200: Background
The Boeing 757-200, member of the popular 757/767 family of medium-sized airplanes, is a twin-engined, medium-to-long-range jetliner incorporating advanced technology for exceptional fuel efficiency, low noise levels, increased passenger comfort and top operating performance.
Flight decks of the 757 and 767 are nearly identical and both aircraft have a common type-rating.
For added reliability on ETOPS flights, the 757 is available with extended range features, including a backup hydraulic-motor generator and an auxiliary fan to cool equipment in the electronics bay.
911research.wtc7.net /cache/planes/analysis/b757_background.html   (1603 words)

 KOMO : End Of The Line For Boeing 757   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The 757 fuselage program, which was launched in 1979, ends this fall when Boeing delivers the last 757 to China's Shanghai Airlines.
The 757 is one of only five airplane models designed and built by Boeing to tally more than 1,000 deliveries.
But the 757 holds a special place for Stuart Miles, a sheet-metal mechanic who says the program helped support his family for the past 18 years.
www.komotv.com /news/printstory.asp?id=32559   (354 words)

 Continental Airlines Fleet - Boeing 757 Family
Parts and assemblies for the airplanes are provided by Boeing plants in Auburn and Spokane, Wash.; Portland, Ore.; and Wichita, Kan., as well as by nearly 700 external suppliers.
For added reliability on ETOPS flights, the 757 is available with extended range features, including a backup hydraulic-motor generator and an auxiliary fan to cool equipment in the electronics bay.
Because the airplane is longer, Boeing made several modifications to protect against possible damage from tail strikes during takeoffs and landings.
www.lasalle.edu /~galtiew1/boeing3.html   (1098 words)

 Shanghai Airlines places order for Boeing 757-200s
The Boeing 757 is in a class by itself with superior economics and airport performance.
The 757 has the lowest operating cost per seat-mile of any single-aisle jetliner in its class and is the world's most efficient single-aisle airplane.
More than 1000 757 airplanes have been ordered by 55 customers around the world, and 54 757s are in operation with five airlines in China.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /en/doc/2003-09/11/content_263115.htm   (288 words)

 Boeing 757 seating   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The mainstay of Britannia's fleet, the Boeing 757 is used on short and medium haul...
Boeing 757-200: Row 8, Seats A, B and C, and Row 9, Seats A through F. This aircraft is used on international and domestic routes.
For a Boeing 757 to descend from 35000 feet to a landing approach in an emergency,...
www.cashloanbanks.com /boeing+757+seating.html   (1084 words)

 Forbes.com: Boeing's 757 jetliner may be nearing the end   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Boeing has not made an announcement and the company's Seattle-based jetliner unit says it is still talking to customers about the narrow-body, twin-engine 757, which seats 200 to 250 passengers.
The Shanghai 757 order was the first since December 2001 and the backlog has dwindled to 20, forcing Boeing to cut output at its Renton, Washington, factory to a projected 18 757s this year, matching its lowest full-year total ever and down from 67 in 1999.
Boeing does not publish production rates by model, but people familiar with the Renton factory say the company plans to boost 737 output to 17 a month from its current rate of 14 by November and to about 20 per month by the start of 2004.
www.forbes.com /newswire/2003/09/28/rtr1093310.html   (870 words)

 Airliners.net: Boeing 757-200
Boeing considered a number of proposals for a successor to the 727 trijet during the 1970s, with many of these designs featuring the nose and Ttail of the earlier jet.
It was not until later in that decade however that Boeing settled on a more conventional design featuring the same cross section as the 727 (not to mention the 737, 707 and 720) but with the fuselage considerably longer in length, an all new wing, nose and flightdeck and fuel efficient high bypass turbofan engines.
Initial sales of the 757 were fairly slow, however orders picked up significantly in the mid to late 1980s as traffic on routes previously served by smaller 727s and 737s grew to require the 757's extra capacity.
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 Boeing 757-200   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The single-aisle Boeing 757 is in a class by itself when it comes to economics and airport performance.
The Boeing 757-200 is known for exceptional fuel efficiency, low noise levels, increased passenger comfort and top operating performance.
The Boeing 757 freighter is a derivative of the twin-engine 757-200 passenger jetliner.
www.bavirtual.co.uk /ops/fleet/shorthaul/b757.htm   (292 words)

 ARIES: NASA's Flying Lab Takes Wing
A Boeing 757-200 aircraft obtained by NASA in 1994 is now serving as a "flying laboratory" for aeronautical research.
The 757 is continuing work begun by the NASA 737-100 in state-of-the-art technologies such as electronic cockpit displays, flight management systems and flight safety devices.
Four research documentation video cameras are on the 757, three may be arranged anywhere within or on the airplane, and one on the tail that provides a "bird's eye view" of the wings and front of the ARIES 757.
oea.larc.nasa.gov /PAIS/757.html   (783 words)

 Bashkirian Tupolev 154 Crash at Ueberlingen Germany Looks Like a Shoot Down
DHL in Europe knew its Boeing 757 had departed Bahrain on schedule, and clearly at that stage believed it had collided with the Bashkirian Tupolev 154.
For if the Boeing 757 did indeed crash under conditions of strict secrecy in the Gulf area, it would then have to be “crashed again” for public consumption later.
Now, if the DHL Boeing 757 really crashed near Ueberlingen the fl box recorders would already have been found, and my work would be proved at best ill-informed and at worst a lie.
www.geocities.com /roboplanes/tupolev.html   (2289 words)

 Transport Blog
Boeing has announced that production of the Boeing 757 will stop at the end of 2004, due to a lack of orders.
Boeing did not immediately have one available, and this provided a market opening that was ultimately taken up by Airbus, who built the A320, and by McDonnell Douglas, who built a stretched version of the DC-9 called the MD-80.
Boeing has stretched the 737 even further, and the longest version, the 737-900, can hold up to 180 passengers anyway, which is close to the capacity of a 757.
www.transportblog.com /archives/002784.html   (2715 words)

 9-11 Review: UNLIKELY: 'The Pentagon Attack Plane was a Boeing 737 Instead of a Boeing 757'
Of the many theories that someting other than Flight 77 -- a Boeing 757 -- crashed into the Pentagon, the theory that the plane was a Boeing 737 is claimed by its proponents to be more consonant with the pattern of impact damage than would be the crash of a 757.
Moreover, other aspects of the damage, such as to the diesel generator trailer are consistent with a 757 but not a 737.
It is obvious on this diagram that the two engines of a 757-200 are just at the right spacing from the centerline to account for the damage on the generator and on the ventilation structure.
911review.com /errors/pentagon/boeing737.html   (818 words)

 Hunt The Boeing - 9/11Review
A fully loaded Boeing 757 weighing 100 tonnes with 30 tonnes of fuel on board would have caused much more fire damage to the Pentagon structure than was sustained.
Given the physical size and limits of maneuverability of a Boeing 757 at low altitude, it would have been impossible for it to crash only into the ground 2 floors of the Pentagon.
The wings of a Boeing 757 span more than 40 meters and contain the majority of the airplane's fuel.
911review.org /Wiki/HuntTheBoeing.shtml   (289 words)

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