National Airlines 757-200


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The National Airlines 757 is a long time member of the fleet, sitting among the 747 aircraft. The aircraft boasts two Rolls Royce RB211 turbofans giving the beast a rocket like thrust to weight ratio.

National’s 757 is mainly used for passenger ops, but recently has been used for cargo operations in the wake of COVID-19.


Aircraft Specifications:

Capacity (195-Y): 184 seats / 170 seats
First Class: 22 / 26
Coach: 162 / 144

Manufacturer: Boeing

Engine Type (max thrust): Rolls-Royce RB211-535E4 / 40,200 lb (179 kN)

Estimated Range: 4,000-4,500 miles - depending upon payload, guests on board and weather conditions

Max Speed: 650 MPH (1046 km/h)

Max Takeoff Weight: 255,000 lbs (115,666 kg)

Max Landing Weight: 210,000 lbs (95,254 kg)

Seat Layout: First Class: 2 x 2 Coach: 3 x 3

Seat Pitch: First Class: 38" (96.5 cm) / 43" (109 cm)
Coach: 32" (81 cm) / 34" (86 cm)

Fuel Capacity: 11,276 gal (42,684 L) estimated

Credit National Airlines


I really hope that the beautiful bird is considered for addition!


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We really need this for reworked 752! Great livery, a lot of routes to fly with it :)

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Okay I had to remove a vote for this.

I’ve been flying the IF livery 752 as a substitute for 567CA, but with National adding a new 752 to their fleet shortly (N963CA) this would be the perfect opportunity to add it to IF.
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That’s what I’ve done in it between the December ‘20 release and late April of ‘21
Talk about routes!

963CA is an Ex-AA, 2001 vintage 752 with RR’s, winglets, and the flat panel upgrade which we have in IF.

A match made in heaven.

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And the good thing is, it’s not a cargo setup. No need to wait for the 757F 👀

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Yes!
It’s such a neat livery, operating unique missions, to super cool places.
The National 757 100% fits the bill for the other liveries we’ve gotten on the 757-200

It would be a lovely edition! Got my vote!

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It would be such a treat to have in IF.

Although it’s N-Reg’d, and owned by an American company, it has flown to every inhabited continent, possibly making it one of the most traveled 757s in the world

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I would agree! Its a 757 for anywhere!

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Just a little bump.

N963CA, National Airlines newest 757 entered service a few weeks ago, and it’s already hard at work with 22 flights and almost 30,000 miles flown.

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One of the reasons I think the National 757 would be such a great fit in IF is how diverse its flying is, taking it to every corner of the globe would be such a treat.

I love this, but it reminds me of the incident at baghram airbase ❤️