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Boeing 787 Dreamliner


Homepage:http://www.boeing.com/commercial/787family
No. Of Engines:2
Aircraft Type:Jet
Passenger Capacity (Max):330
Passenger Capacity (Min):290
Range (in Miles):3050
Cruising Speed (MPH):Mach .85
Maximum Takeoff Weight (in Lbs):364,000
Wingspan:170 Feet
Length:186 Feet
Height:56 Feet
Body Type:widebody
Cabin Type:pressurized

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner series offers the 787-3, 787-8, and 787-9. The above specifications are for the 787-3, which features a structure and wings designed for shorter-range. The plane uses approximately 20 percent less fuel than other airplanes of its size. Boeing was given authority to off the 787-3 and 787-9 in 2003 and certification with entry into service in 2010. The 787-8 started assembly in 2006 with its first flight in 2007. Certification with entry into service in 2008.

The 787-8 and 787-9 offer a larger wing span (197 feet and 203 feet respectively) and longer maximum range (8,200 miles and 8.500 miles respectively). The 787-9 is also longer at 206 feet. The 787-8 and 787-9 have smaller maximum passenger capacities at 250 and 290 respectively.

The Boeing company is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and employs approximately 120,000 people. In recent years, Boeing has consistently been one of the top three exporters in the United States.

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