Boeing's plans to offer a new freighter variant of the 767 based on its KC-767 proposal are in doubt after Northrop Grumman and EADS won the USAF tanker contract Friday. The move, first flagged by this website a year ago (ATWOnline, March 2, 2007), was an attempt to match the A330-200F's capability of carrying 69 tons over 3,200 nm. The current 767-300F can carry 55 tons over a similar distance. Boeing was moving to offer a 767-200 Long Range Freighter and a -300LRF, with the former carrying ...

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