Boeing’s talking with airlines about a ‘797,’ and they like what they hear

Looks like Boeing is gonna make a 797 to replace those old 757’s.

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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.

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Yes they would probably make 797 a wide body not narrow body

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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

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:( They should leave 797 alone and work on a 757-X

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The real question is “Whats after 797?”

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I think there was a thread for that @Pilotmaster2129

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The Boeing 808… duh! 🙄

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This please

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This ‘797’ seems like a replacement for the 757/767. Hm. I’m interested to see this Boeing…

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I wonder if they will go back to the original 747 concept. A narrow body double decker.

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The 787 was the replacement for the 767

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Unfortunately, I doubt it. They’re finding ways to get more people on to smaller jets that are more efficient. But one can dream! :)

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I like the 757, the 757 should not be replaced. Just updated.

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The Airbus - Boeing merger
AB-307

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So it will be named 797? I’ve seen this concept referred to as MOM

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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

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I don’t see what the difference between this and the 787-8 is.

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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.

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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)

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