Boeing's 767-400er is an extended improvement of the mainstream 767-300er, intended to supplant early A300, A310 and 767 twins utilized on transcontinental administrations and DC-10-30s and L-1011 trijets utilized for intercontinental work. It rivals the A330-200.
Outline take a shot at the then 767-400erx started in late 1996 when Boeing consented to a specialized support arrangement coating the project with the then free Douglas Aircraft Company division of Mcdonnell Douglas. At the time Boeing experienced a deficiency of building ability with various other key projects underway while Douglas had surplus designing limit after the wiping out of the MD-XX (Boeing and Mcdonnell Douglas hence combined in August 1997). The system was formally dispatched as the 767-400er in January 1997 when Delta Airlines requested 21.
The most critical change with the 767-300 is the 6.4m (21ft) fuselage stretch, which builds normal three class seating limit from 218 to 245. In view of the expanded fuselage length the -400 gimmicks all new, 46cm (18in) taller arriving apparatus to restore revolution plots for adequate takeoff and arriving speeds and separations which would overall have been unfavorably influenced by the fuselage stretch. The wheels, tires and brakes are regular with the 777.
Contrasted with the 767-300, the 767-400er's wing peculiarities 2.34m (7ft 8in) since a long time ago raked wingtips which enhance air movement optimized effectiveness. Winglets were initially considered yet the wingtip expansions demonstrated more proficient. The wing is likewise produced using expanded gage aluminum with thicker fights.
Inside, the 767-400er peculiarities a 777 style progressed flightdeck with six shade multifunction shows, which can introduce data in the same arrangement as prior 767s, permitting a typical sort declaration, or concerning the 777 and Next Generation 737s. The all new traveler inner part is like that in the 777.
Different gimmicks incorporate basic motors with the 767-300, another APU, new tailskid and expanded weights.
The main flight was made 9 October 1999. Four air ship participated in the advancement program.
Pictures of Boeing 767-400