Air France took delivery of its first 777F last week. AF, which placed the launch order for the new factory-built freighter in May 2005, progressively will replace its five 747-400ERFs and four 747-400BCFs with 777Fs. Based on the 777-200LR platform, the GE90-110B1L-powered 777F has an MTOW of 766,000 lb. (347,450 kg.). Range is 4,880 nm. (9,038 km.) with a full payload of 226,700 lb., according to Boeing. A total of 73 777Fs have been ordered by 12 customers.

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