Technical Aircraft Information Boeing 787-8

Boeing 787-8 General
Aircraft
Boeing 787-8
Type
Ultra long range widebody airliner


Boeing 787-8 Program Milestones
Firm configuration completed
September 2005
Major assembly began
June 2006
First flight
2007
First delivery
2008
787-3
Mid 2010
787-9
Late 2010

Boeing 787-8 Aircraft Dimensions
Cross Section
226 inches (5,74 m)
Wing Span
197 feet 3 inch (60.12 m)
Stabilo Span
65 feet (19,81 m)
Length
183 feet 5 inch (55,91 m)
Height
55 feet 6 inch (16,92 m)

Boeing 787-8 Weights
Maximum Taxi Weight
482.000 lbs
Maximum Take-off Weight
480.000 lbs
Maximum Landing Weight
365.000 lbs
Maximum Zero Fuel Weight
340.000 lbs
Max. Structural Payload
100.000 lbs
Max. Cargo
4.826 Cubic Feet
Usable Fuel
224.638 lbs

Boeing 787-8 Seating

Seating Capacity One Class
375
Mixed Class
224


Range
8,000 - 8,500 nautical miles (14,800 - 15,700 km)

Prices all variants
Boeing 787-3
138.0 - 143.0
Boeing 787-8
148.0 - 157,5
Boeing 787-9
175,5 - 188,0

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Boeing 787-8 General Information
The Boeing 787 was launched as a responds to overwhelming demand by numerous of airlines. In total 3 versions will be launced intially with a stretched version still under consideration. The aircraft is specifically designed for mid to long range flights carrying up to 330 passengers. Major improvements comprizes high fuel efficiency and increased passenger comfort. The aircraft is said to be superefficient and developed by an international team of top aerospace companies. New technologies developed by Boeing and its partners are the key to exceptional aircraft performance. Besides the use of newly designed GEnx bleedless engines the aircraft will be made of composite materials for as much as 50 percent.

The Dreamliner sale program was launched in late 2003 with the program launch following a year later after a record order from All-Nippon Airways. Since that time,over 400 aircraft have been ordered and makes this the most succesful launch of any commercial airplane in the Boeing history.

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