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Boeing 757

Boeing 757-208 TF-FIJ Icelandair

The Boeing 757 is a mid-size, narrow-body twin-engine jet airliner that was designed and built by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. It is the manufacturer’s largest single-aisle passenger aircraft.

  • Role: Narrow-body jet airliner
  • National origin: United States
  • Manufacturer: Boeing Commercial Airplanes
  • First flight: February 19, 1982
  • Introduction: January 1, 1983 with Eastern Air Lines
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 1981–2004
  • Number built: 1,050
  • Variant: Boeing C-32, Boeing 757-200PF

Specifications

General characteristics

Boeing-757-256 TF-FIU Icelandair

Boeing 757-200

  • Cockpit crew: two
  • Seating capacity: 239 (one-class)
  • Overall length: 155 ft 3 in (47.32 m)
  • Wingspan: 124 ft 10 in (38.05 m)
  • Overall height: 44 ft 6 in (13.56 m)
  • Cabin width: 11.6 ft (3.54 m)
  • Cabin length: 118.4 ft (36.09 m)
  • Operating empty weight: 127,520 lb (57,840 kg)
  • Maximum Fuel: 11,489 US gal (43,490 L)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 255,000 lb (115,680 kg)
  • Engine (× 2): Rolls-Royce RB211, Pratt & Whitney PW2037, PW2040

Performance

  • Service ceiling: 42,000 ft (12,800 m)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.80 (530 mph, 458 knots, 850 km/h at cruise altitude of 35,000 ft or 10.66 km)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.86 (567 mph, 493 knots, 913 km/h at 35,000 ft (11,000 m) cruise altitude)
  • Range fully loaded: 3,900 nmi (7,222 km), 4,100 nmi (7,600 km) with winglets

Boeing 757-300

Boeing 757-3E7 4X-BAW Arkia Israeli Airlines

The 757-300, the stretched version of the aircraft, entered service with Condor in 1999. With an overall length of 178.7 feet (54.5 m), the type is the longest single-aisle twinjet ever built.

 

  • First flight: August 2, 1998, N757X
  • Introduction: March 10, 1999 to Condor

 

Specifications

General characteristics

Boeing 757-300

  • Cockpit crew: two
  • Seating capacity: 295 (one-class)
  • Overall length: 178 ft 8 in (54.47 m)
  • Wingspan: 124 ft 10 in (38.05 m)
  • Overall height: 44 ft 6 in (13.56 m)
  • Cabin width: 11.6 ft (3.54 m)
  • Cabin length: 141.8 ft (43.21 m)
  • Operating empty weight: 142,400 lb (64,590 kg)
  • Maximum Fuel: 11,466 US gal (43,400 L)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 272,500 lb (123,600 kg)
  • Engine (× 2): Rolls-Royce RB211, Pratt & Whitney PW2037, PW2040, PW2043

Performance

  • Service ceiling: 42,000 ft (12,800 m)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.80 (530 mph, 458 knots, 850 km/h at cruise altitude of 35,000 ft or 10.66 km)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.86 (567 mph, 493 knots, 913 km/h at 35,000 ft (11,000 m) cruise altitude)
  • Range fully loaded: 3,395 nmi (6,287 km), 3,595 nmi (6,658 km) with winglets