Boeing 767-300

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Boeing 767-300
FGAddon
Boeing 767-300.png
Type Long-range aircraft, Civil aircraft, Airliner
Configuration Wide-body aircraft, Double-deck aircraft, Low wing aircraft
Propulsion Twinjet (Jet aircraft, Twin-engine aircraft)
Manufacturer Boeing
Author(s)
  • Liam Gathercole
  • Isaias V. Prestes (model, animations)
  • Juuso Tapaninen (cockpit)
  • John Williams (FDM, systems)
FDM YASim
--aircraft= 767-300
767-300ER
Status Early production
 FDM Stars-2.png
 Systems Stars-4.png
 Cockpit Stars-4.png
 Model Stars-2.png
Development
 Website The website for the Boeing 767-300 developments.
 Repository The development repository of the Boeing 767-300.
Download Download the Boeing 767-300 aircraft package for the current stable release (2018.2).
License GPLv3+
This aircraft is NOT available under the GNU GPL 2, the primary license of the FlightGear project. This means that parts cannot be reused in the official FlightGear repositories.

The Boeing 767-300 is a long-range civil aircraft, built by Boeing. It was first flown in 1986, and is still operated by many major airlines. The 767-300 is expected to be replaced gradually by the new Boeing 787, in the future. It has a Freight version (767-300F), aswell as an Extended Range (Boeing 767-300ER) version, which has a longer service range and fuel capacity.

The 767-300's direct competitor from Airbus is the A330-200. The 767-300 is expected to be replaced by the 787-8 in Boeing's lineup. As of August 2009, total orders for the 767-300/300ER/300F stand at 749 with 690 delivered. This includes 104 orders (all delivered) for the -300, 563 orders for the -300ER (535 delivered), and 82 orders for the -300F (51 delivered). A total of 661 Boeing 767-300/-300ER/-300F aircraft were in airline service as of July 2009.

Stretched 269-passenger version, with 3.07 m (10 ft 1 in) plug forward of wing and 3.35 m (11 ft) plug aft, and same gross weight as 767-200; strengthened landing gear and thicker metal in parts of fuselage and underwing skin; same flight deck and systems as other 767s; same engine options as 767-200ER; first ordered (by Japan Airlines) 29 September 1983. First flight with JT9D-7R4D engines 30 January 1986; certified with JT9D-7R4D and CF6-80A2 22 September 1986. First delivery (Japan Airlines) 25 September 1986. British Airways ordered 11 in August 1987, later increased to total 25, with Rolls-Royce RB211-524H engines; delivered from 8 February 1990. No longer available; weight and performance data in 2000-01 and previous Jane's.

Key features

- The 767-300 typically cruises at 530mph, at a ceiling of 35,000ft. - The 767-300 variant has 230 seats in standard 3 class configuration.

  • YASim FDM.
  • Autostart control.
  • Followme vehicle and other airport operations. Follow-me vehicle turns with aircraft and rotates on an axis when aircraft rudder is turned.
  • Lights on automatically on autostart. to be switchable in future.
  • Wing view/Tail view/Gear view.
  • Livery Selection Dialog.
  • Tyre smoke on landing.
  • 3D cockpit with some panels and instruments modelled (PFD, SFD, Yoke, Pedals etc). (subject to future enhancements).
  • Autopilot does work using autopilot menu's, not cockpit buttons as of yet.
  • 2 General Electric CF6-80C2B6 engines.
  • Vapour trails/Contrails and take-off engine moisture.
  • Cabin SFX (Seatbelt alarm, various atmospheric cabin announcements).
  • Pushback (Goldhofer).
  • Many animations complete, including flaps, ailerons, both v/h stabilizers, landing gear and speed-brakes. Gear doors to be animated.

References