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Old Nov 17, 18, 3:22 pm
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Air Canada Rouge B767-300; What a beater!

I flew home yesterday from FLL via YUL on an Air Canada Rouge B767-300. It's been years since I was in one of these aircraft and I was pretty surprised at how run down it was. What a beater! Also, I had forgotten how small the overhead bins are in these aircraft. I will avoid them in the future.
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Old Nov 17, 18, 3:27 pm
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I rather sit in a 767-300 Rogue plus than POS garbage known as Y in 737 MAX or 777HD though
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Old Nov 17, 18, 4:32 pm
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I rather sit in a 767-300 Rogue plus than POS garbage known as Y in 737 MAX or 777HD though
After the flight on the 763, I was on a 7M8. According to the AC website, both have 30" pitch, 18" width and 3" recline in the Y cabin. I didn't feel any more cramped in the 7M8 than I did in the 763. The 763 had non-existent room in the overhead bins and non-existent IFE, so the 7M8 is overwhelmingly better. As for the 777HD, according to the AC website, it has 31" pitch, 17" width and 6" recline.) As much as I dislike such a narrow seat, I would even prefer it over the 763. (Haven't the original 777HDs been converted to the new interior at least?)
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After the flight on the 763, I was on a 7M8. According to the AC website, both have 30" pitch, 18" width and 3" recline in the Y cabin. I didn't feel any more cramped in the 7M8 than I did in the 763. The 763 had non-existent room in the overhead bins and non-existent IFE, so the 7M8 is overwhelmingly better. As for the 777HD, according to the AC website, it has 31" pitch, 17" width and 6" recline.) As much as I dislike such a narrow seat, I would even prefer it over the 763. (Haven't the original 777HDs been converted to the new interior at least?)
Rogue Plus gives you 35 pitch and a 2-3-2 seating plan beats 3-3 anyday.
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Thread title should be renamed: The 1980s Called and They Want Their 767-300s Back
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I rather sit in a 767-300 Rogue plus than POS garbage known as Y in 737 MAX or 777HD though
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Rogue Plus gives you 35 pitch and a 2-3-2 seating plan beats 3-3 anyday.
How about comparing Rouge Plus with preferred seats on the 7M8 or 777? That would be a more relevant point of comparison.

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Old Nov 18, 18, 6:10 am
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Originally Posted by bimmerdriver View Post
I flew home yesterday from FLL via YUL on an Air Canada Rouge B767-300. It's been years since I was in one of these aircraft and I was pretty surprised at how run down it was. What a beater! Also, I had forgotten how small the overhead bins are in these aircraft. I will avoid them in the future.
Thought I would dash in here and add that not all Rouge J cabin overhead bins are the small type.
Fins 690-4 ,IIRC, have larger bins. These birds came over from Hawaii, again if memory serves me well
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Thought I would dash in here and add that not all Rouge J cabin overhead bins are the small type.
Fins 690-4 ,IIRC, have larger bins. These birds came over from Hawaii, again if memory serves me well
Yes this is correct. There may be a few others with the larger bins too.

Iíve read on other forums that all 767s will be outfitted with new bins, but I havenít heard of an official confirmation of those plans.
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Originally Posted by bimmerdriver View Post
I flew home yesterday from FLL via YUL on an Air Canada Rouge B767-300. It's been years since I was in one of these aircraft and I was pretty surprised at how run down it was. What a beater! Also, I had forgotten how small the overhead bins are in these aircraft. I will avoid them in the future.
What class of service? If Y, you can't expect much at all.

I have been in worse.
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Still would rather fly Rouge stowage than UA stowage.
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Still would rather fly Rouge stowage than UA stowage.
only AC customers fly AC stowage!
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Originally Posted by bimmerdriver View Post
I flew home yesterday from FLL via YUL on an Air Canada Rouge B767-300. It's been years since I was in one of these aircraft and I was pretty surprised at how run down it was. What a beater! Also, I had forgotten how small the overhead bins are in these aircraft. I will avoid them in the future.
I took the 1623 to YYZ ex FLL on the same day and our 767 (row 34) was heaving at the seams. I almost have to induce a zen like trance to ward off claustrophobia! Then I snagged an eupgrade to PE on the 125 to YVR and got my first ever middle seat in PE! Butter chicken wasn't THAT bad.... but man was it great to get home....
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Old Nov 20, 18, 8:06 pm
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Originally Posted by yyznomad View Post
Thread title should be renamed: The 1980s Called and They Want Their 767-300s Back
I thought about that, but in the 1980s, they were new, not filthy and run-down.
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Old Nov 21, 18, 3:38 am
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I thought about that, but in the 1980s, they were new, not filthy and run-down.
Filthy is an understatement, unfortunately
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The J/PY hard product is terrible in these planes. Uncomfortable cushioning, narrow, very little space for bags. Really harkens back over a decade. Might be okay for FOTSG leisure flyers on some routes, but I'd much rather be on a narrowbody on anything within North America or to the Caribbean.
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