The Boeing 767 Family -- Leading The Way In A Dynamic Market

Continually Improved Features and Capabilities to Maintain Market Leadership

The 767 is the Atlantic airplane (PDF)The 767 has a long history of leading the way in technological innovation. Included in its list of "firsts" are:

  • First two-person flight deck on a widebody airplane
  • First, and still the only, common pilot type rating, which is shared with the Boeing 757
  • First vacuum toilet waste system
  • First to use brakes made of carbon fiber
  • First airplane to achieve both 120- and 180-minute ETOPS approval
  • First widebody airplane to offer a choice of three passenger sizes, the 767-200ER, 767-300ER and 767-400ER
  • First large commercial airplane to use efficiency-enhancing "raked" wingtips