Boeing is remaining tight-lipped about possible plans for new freighter models of the 767-200/-300 based on its entry in the USAF KC-X tanker competition in order to counter the A330-200F, which has bolted out of the starting gate with 32 orders. While Boeing still is garnering orders for its 767-300F (ATWOnline, Feb. 16), it is looking for a foil to truly match the A330-200F's 69 ton payload over 3,200 nm. The current 767-300F can carry 55 tons on a similar distance. It appears that the ...

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