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Boeing 757 and 767 ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ,ТЕХНИКА Название: Boeing 757 and 767Автор: Thomas BecherИздательство: Crowood PressISBN: 1861261977Год: 1999Страниц: 192Формат: PDF в RARРазмер: 82.57МБЯзык: английскийBoeing's dynamic duo, the 757 and 767, are one of the hottest airliners within the skies this day. Thomas Becher describes the background, layout, improvement and repair of those innovative airplane. With certain standards and two hundred pictures and illustrations - many in colour - it is a booklet that are supposed to entice any aviation enthusiast.Скачать: DepositfilesRapidshare zero

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The muted sounds of riveting and drilling echo through the building. Employees on golf carts and bicycles navigate seemingly endless passageways. One million piercing white lights glow from the ceiling. The facility was built in 1966-67 to produce the 747. When the 767 received the go-ahead, in 1978, there was one very big logisti al problem - no room to build the new widebodies.

The 757 had a solid order base of 136 firm orders and 7 I options from seven airlines, exceeding (by nine) the number of firm orders for Boeing's 727 when it rolled out of the Renton plant in 1963. Still, some carriers warned of delays or cancellations due to the uncertain economy. The world's aviation industry looked to be in trouble, as a result of a soft economy, poor traffic, constraints on airline schedules and a fuel outlook that created a poor market for new planes. While buying decisions were delayed, and airlines negotiated with manufacturers to alter delivery schedules, other carriers proceeded with long-term plans to capitalize on the competitive advantage of new aircraft.

This was crucial; if a plane does not meet a performance target, such as weight, the supplier is obliged to compensate the airline, since the airline will certainly see reduced revenues if an aircraft weighs more than guaranteed. The 767 is assembled in Boeing's Everett plant, the largest building, by volume, in the world. Boeing 75 large commercial aircraft is among the most complex in the world. Yet, to a visitor, the process can seem as smooth as making a household item. Everett The building where 767s are built is the largest on earth, by volume.

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