Questions tagged [boeing-767]

A mid-to-long-range widebody twinjet airliner produced by Boeing since 1981.

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Why does the KC-46 use an MCAS?

The KC-46 tanker aircraft (the U.S. military's designation for the 767s it uses as tankers, and which every other country calls the KC-767) uses an early version of an MCAS.1 This was ostensibly ...
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What is the difference between flap load relief protection and overspeed protection?

What is the difference between flap load relief protection and overspeed protection?
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In a Boeing 767, what percentage of the aluminum is in structural components?

For a Boeing 767 (model year 2000), does anyone know how much aluminum is in 'structural' components, as a percentage of the total amount? And specifically the wings?
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What are the “Static Ports” in a Boeing 767?

Recently while I was on a flight, I've noticed this area near the front door on a Boeing 767 aircraft. I'm a total aviation noob, I just wonder what are these and what they are used for.
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How many parts are in a Boeing 767?

I've been Googling how many parts are in what air planes, but I didn't get a result on how many parts are in a Boeing 767. Anyone got any ideas or know the answer?
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What was the value proposition of the 767-400ER over the 777?

Aside from visible differences, what are some differences in the usage and design of the 767-400ER as compared to the 777-200/200ER (or 300/ER if you feel makes more sense)? What was the value ...
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Why didn't the Boeing 757 share the 767 fuselage?

(Flight) Early 767 design was a trijet. The numbers-built for the 757 and 767 is +1,000 each. They are both equally successful. But why didn't the 757 feature a slightly shorter 767 fuselage to cut ...
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How much thrust and fuel are required to get a B767 moving from a complete stop?

How much thrust is involved, and how much fuel is burned, to get an aircraft like a Boeing 767 - or something similar - moving from a complete stop? Recently, I was on a 767 that took the "scenic ...
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What are the costs and labour hours for converting a B767 airliner to an aerial refueling aircraft?

To win the tender of RAF Future Strategic Tanker Aircraft, Boeing, BAE systems and British Airways formed Tanker Transport Services Consortium to offer air-to-air refuelling to military jets, using ...
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Did any Boeing 787 operator achieve the 20% fuel efficiency improvement over the 767?

Is there any airline which are able to get the complete 20% fuel efficiency on their 787 with respect to 767 it is going to replace, as told by Boeing. I have read that one of the early customer like ...
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Why do turbofans have different nozzles?

The CFM 56-7BE (on the 737) has a long and narrow nozzle, the RR Trent 900 (on the A380) has a sharper nozzle, and the CF-6 (on the 767) has a wider opening at the nozzle. Why do the nozzle sizes vary ...
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Why does British Airways fly a short haul flight in a B767? [duplicate]

British Airways operate a flight from Edinburgh airport to Heathrow airport every morning in a 767. Aren't these wide-bodies meant for long haul flights?
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What are the differences in door types in a commercial airliner?

I was looking on YouTube at crew training videos. One door caught my attention for a Qantas 767. This door was completely electric and slid up and into the fuselage above, instead of out and to the ...
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Why did the backup landing gear deployment fail on LOT 16?

LOT 16 was a 767 which experienced a hydraulic leak, resulting in the failure of the landing gears and the proceeding belly landing shown below: Why did the backup ...