Looks like Boeing is gonna make a 797 to replace those old 757’s.
Good. This is what is needed. The aging 757 will leave too big of a gap, it was too versatile. I don’t think it will be named 797, probably 757-9 of 757 MAX. The 797 will probably be saved for an entirely new idea.
Yes they would probably make 797 a wide body not narrow body
Well if they made a 757 variant it’ll probably not be that great since the 757 design is pretty old. If they go all in it’ll probably be a lot better
:( They should leave 797 alone and work on a 757-X
The real question is “Whats after 797?”
I think there was a thread for that @Pilotmaster2129
The Boeing 808… duh! 🙄
This ‘797’ seems like a replacement for the 757/767. Hm. I’m interested to see this Boeing…
I wonder if they will go back to the original 747 concept. A narrow body double decker.
The 787 was the replacement for the 767
Unfortunately, I doubt it. They’re finding ways to get more people on to smaller jets that are more efficient. But one can dream! :)
I like the 757, the 757 should not be replaced. Just updated.
The Airbus - Boeing merger
So it will be named 797? I’ve seen this concept referred to as MOM
No. This aircraft will ne the 737MAX-10. This aircraft will replace the 757-200/300. If they ever make a 797. Which is unlikely. It will most likely be a size smaller than the 777X
I don’t see what the difference between this and the 787-8 is.
Why? What gap or market will they try and fill with another wide body when you have all of the 777 and 787 variants?
The only thing would be a 747 replacement, however that’s hardly going to happen with the current sales of both the A380 and B747. Only limited Airlines want / need supers and heavies these days because of the current range of aircraft such as the 777-300ER.
The current market gap for Boeing is clearly between the 737’s and smaller variant 787.
I have no idea if this is true or a rumor, but what I can say is that it will basically be an MLG version of the 737MAX/777X/787
(Meaning fuel efficiency ftw)