Boeing 757 and 767 by Thomas Becher

By Thomas Becher

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 progressive plane. With distinct requisites and two hundred images and illustrations - many in colour - it is a booklet that are supposed to attract any aviation enthusiast.Скачать: DepositfilesRapidshare zero

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In one example, Boeing introduced computers to treamline the manufacturing process. One programme to eliminate 59 data to build the plane, and almost half of them were made with the use of computeraided design. When a wing strut was de igned for the 767 using the computer de ign system, Boeing found it cut in half the number of changes that it might expect to have to make during manufacture. ' How do engines propel th aircraft? Think of it this way: an engine performs four task with air - it sucks, squeezes, burns and blows.

The 767 has revolutionized travel over the north Atlantic. Both of these planes are very fuel-efficient transporta- tion systems. 75 litres] of gas. They largely introduced the world to flying. Look at flying now compared with the time when they entered service, and at the number of people who fly today. It is way, way up. ' Testing the Engines An engine is shipped to Boeing from the manufacturer's - Pratt & Whitney in East Hartford, Connecticut. GE in Evendale, Ohio, and R'olls in Derby, England - having been fully tested and certified.

The 767 was rolled out with a backlog of 173 fi rm orders and 138 options - more than any other airplane in Boeing's history at that point. All milestones for the 767 programme were met on or ahead of schedule, and rollout came on the exact day that had been chosen three years earlier. On rollout day, the first-ever 767 was moved from the final assembly bay of the 40-24 Building on to the apron, as 15,000 employees, special guests and reporters looked on. Eighteen other 767s, at various stages of production, were inside the building.

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