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Boeing 757-200
2004-2006

 

 

VARIG, once again pioneer, became Boeing 757 first operator in Brazil, in September 2004. Boeing 757 proved to be excellent for international routes in South America and was a hit among passengers, as Brazil’s most comfortable aircraft in operation at that time. VARIG’s B757 was configured with two classes, 20 seats in business class and 156 in economy class. The first route was on October 2004 to Caracas, Aruba, Buenos Aires and Lima. Boeing 757-200 also operated to Asuncion and domestic routes.

No. of units operated: 04

Constructor: The Boeing Company, USA

Engines: Two Rolls Royce RB211 - 535E4, 39,610 lbs. thrust each

Wingspan: 38.05 m

Length: 47.32 m

Height: 13,56 m

Cruising speed: 850km/h

Range: 5.900Km

Maximum cruising altitude: 12,800

Maximum takeoff weight: 99.790Kg

Maximum Capacity: 200 passengers

Maximum Capacity (VARIG configuration): 176 passengers

Maximum fuel capacity: 43.000 liters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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