Is the Bedek 777-300ERSF freighter a threat to the 777F?

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Introduction
September 9, 2021, © Leeham News: In our series on freighters, we now look at the new large conversion freighter from GECAS and IAI Bedek, the 777-300ERSF. How much of a threat will it be to Boeing’s largest freighter, the 777F, when it enters the market next year? The 777F has the dimensions of the 777-200LR, whereas the 777-300ERSF is a P2F conversion from the larger 777-300ER. What does it mean for cargo payload and volume, and what are the differences in operational economics?
Summary
  • The 777-300ERSF freighter will be the volume leader among large freighters.
  • IAI Bedek has also worked hard to increase the weight capability. How close can it get to the heavy lifting 777F?

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