Boeing 757-200

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Boeing 757-200
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The 757-200 in the British Airways livery
Type Narrow-body Airliner
Author(s) Liam Gathercole (3d), Skyop (FDM, etc.), Isais V. Prestes (3d cockpit shell)
FDM YASim
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Status Alpha
Development repository
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The 3d cockpit

The Boeing 757-200 is the definitive version and forms the majority of 757s sold. It shares its fuselage cross section with the smaller 727 and 737. Boeing positioned the plane above the 737 and as an eventual replacement for the 727. At first it was meant to be a little shorter in length. In the end it was positioned not only above the 737, but also the 727.

This variant can carry 228 passengers in a single class. However, with a seat pitch of 29" it can carry a maximum of 234 passengers. This configuration is also the FAA limit for the aircraft due to emergency exit rules.

The 757-200 was available in two different door configurations. One version used three standard doors per side with an additional, smaller door aft of the wing on each side for emergency evacuations. All eight door locations are equipped with inflatable evacuation slides. The alternate version is equipped with three standard doors per side (two towards the front and one at the aft of the cabin) with two "plug-type" over-wing exits per side replacing the smaller door aft of the wing.

The 757-200 introduced an interior that became standard on all narrowbody Boeing aircraft (including the Boeing 737 Classics) until the release of the Next Generation 737, which introduced an updated interior borrowing elements from the Boeing 777-style interior.

Aircraft help

Delete activate reverse thrust
Ctrl-b cycle speedbrake setting
Tab cycle autobrake setting
Ctrl-z toggle autopilot Master Arm switch
Ctrl-y toggle autopilot Mach speed hold
Ctrl-o toggle autothrottle TO/GA setting

You can find a full list of autopilot key commands in the documentation included with FlightGear.

Development status

Completed

To-do

  • Cockpit improvements
  • Improve Autostart system
  • FDM tweaking (as always)

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