Air International 2020-04
M.Broadbent - The 757 Conundrum
Cargo carriers including UPS Airlines are set to operate 757s for years to come
Honeywell's 'Connected Aircraft' evaluates connectivity and has a pod to test engines.
The 2015 ecoDemonstrator testbed, Boeing 757-222 N757ET (c/n 24627), on finals to Boeing Field in Seattle after completing a test flight into active flow control technologies.
Ex-United N757ET (c/n 24627) used in the Boeing ecoDemonstrator in 2015, for which it was painted in the livery of project partner TUI.
When carrying the US Vice-President, the US Air Force C-32As assume the air traffic control callsign 'Air Force Two'.
Transatlantic routes are a key part of 757 operations at the big US airlines. Here United's N14102 (c/n 27292) taxies at Manchester, UK in October 2019.
Condor was the first to put the stretched 757-300 into service.
The New Zealand Air Force uses two 757-2K2s for strategic airlift, including flying into Scott Base in Antarctica.
The 757 serves major cargo airlines by providing vital transcontinental links from key hubs, including those across America.