Nose loading option not wanted for 777-8: Boeing

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BOEING did not include nose loading capabilities in its latest widebody freighter design due to a lack of demand and ample supply of existing types. Speaking at the recent TIACA World Cargo Symposium, Boeing regional director of marketing Tom Hoang said that the company had held a series of customer working groups when developing its new Boeing 777-8 freighter. According to Mr Hoang, demand for nose-loading capabilities was not high on the list of demands from within the working groups, reports...

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