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Boeing 777

Boeing 777-306ER PH-BVI KLM

The Boeing 777 is a family of long-range wide-body twin-engine jet airliners developed and manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. It is the world’s largest twinjet and has a typical seating capacity for 314 to 451 passengers.

  • Role: long-range wide-body twin-engine jet airliner
  • National origin: United States
  • Manufacturer: Boeing Commercial Airplanes
  • First flight: June 12, 1994
  • Introduction: June 7, 1995, with United Airlines
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 1993–present
  • Number built: 1,274 through February 2015
  • Variant: Boeing 777 Freighter
  • Developed into: Boeing 777X

Specifications

Boeing 777-200LR

General characteristics

  • Cockpit crew: 2
  • Seating capacity, typical: 440 (maximum)
  • Overall length: 209 ft 1 in (63.7 m)
  • Wingspan: 212 ft 7 in (64.8 m)
  • Overall height: 61 ft 1 in (18.6 m)
  • Fuselage width: 20 ft 4 in (6.20 m)
  • Operating empty weight: 320,000 lb (145,150 kg)
  • Maximum landing weight: 492,000 lb (223,168 kg)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 766,000 lb (347,500 kg)
  • Engine (× 2): General Electric GE90-110B1 thrust 110,100 lbf (490 kN)
  •                              General Electric GE90-115B1 thrust 115,300 lbf (512 kN)

Performance

  • Service ceiling: 43,100 ft (13,140 m)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.84 (560 mph, 905 km/h, 490 knots) at a cruise altitude of 35,000 ft (11,000 m)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.87 (~200) (590 mph, 950 km/h, 512 knots) at a cruise altitude of 35,000 ft (11,000 m)
  • Range fully loaded: 9,395 nmi (17,395 km, 10,811 mi)

Specifications

Boeing 777-300ER

Boeing 777-35RER VT-JEW Jet Airways

Boeing 777-35RER VT-JEW Jet Airways

General characteristics

  • Cockpit crew: 2
  • Seating capacity, typical: 550 (maximum)
  • Overall length: 242 ft 4 in (73.9 m)
  • Wingspan: 212 ft 7 in (64.8 m)
  • Overall height: 60 ft 8 in (18.5 m)
  • Fuselage width: 20 ft 4 in (6.20 m)
  • Operating empty weight: 370,000 lb (167,800 kg)
  • Maximum landing weight: 554,000 lb (251,290 kg)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 775,000 lb (351,500 kg)
  • Engine (× 2): General Electric GE90-115B1 thrust 115,300 lbf (512 kN)

Performance

  • Service ceiling: 43,100 ft (13,140 m)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.84 (560 mph, 905 km/h, 490 knots) at a cruise altitude of 35,000 ft (11,000 m)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.87 (~200) (590 mph, 950 km/h, 512 knots) at a cruise altitude of 35,000 ft (11,000 m)
  • Range fully loaded: 7,825 nmi (14,490 km, 9,005 mi)

 

Boeing 747

Boeing 747-406(M) PH-BFE KLM

The Boeing 747 is a wide-body commercial jet airliner and cargo aircraft.

  • Role: Wide-body, long-range jet airliner
  • National origin: United States
  • Manufacturer: Boeing Commercial Airplanes
  • First flight: February 9, 1969
  • Introduction: January 22, 1970
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 1968–present
  • Number built: 1,502 as of January 31, 2015

Variants

Boeing 747-100

First flight: February 9, 1969

The first 747-100s were built with six upper deck windows (three per side) to accommodate upstairs lounge areas. Later, as airlines began to use the upper deck for premium passenger seating instead of lounge space, Boeing offered a ten-window upper deck as an option.

General characteristics

  • Cockpit crew: 3
  • Seating capacity: 480; optional 550 (1-class, maximum)
  • Overall length: 231 ft 10 in (70.6 m)
  • Wingspan: 195 ft 8 in (59.6 m)
  • Overall height: 63 ft 5 in (19.3 m)
  • Operating empty weight: 358,000 lb (162,400 kg)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 735,000 lb (333,390 kg)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.84 (555 mph, 893 km/h, 481 knots )
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.89 (594 mph, 955 km/h, 516 kn)
  • Range fully loaded: 5,300 nmi, 6,100 mi; 9,800 km
  • Engine (× 4): PW JT9D-7A/-7F/-7J RR RB211-524B2 GE CF6-45A2 (747SR)

Boeing 747-200

First flight: October 11, 1970

747-200 – The demand for longer range aircraft with increased payload quickly led to the improved −200, which featured more powerful engines, increased MTOW, and greater range than the −100.

General characteristics

  • Cockpit crew: 3
  • Seating capacity: 480; optional 550 (1-class, maximum)
  • Overall length: 231 ft 10 in (70.6 m)
  • Wingspan: 195 ft 8 in (59.6 m)
  • Overall height: 63 ft 5 in (19.3 m)
  • Operating empty weight: 383,000 lb (174,000 kg)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 833,000 lb (377,842 kg)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.84 (555 mph, 893 km/h, 481 knots )
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.89 (594 mph, 955 km/h, 516 kn)
  • Range fully loaded: 6,850 nmi 7,880 mi; 12,690 km
  • Engine (× 4): PW JT9D-7R4G2 GE CF6-50E2 RR RB211-524D4

Boeing 747-300

First flight: October 5, 1982

The 747-300 features a 23-foot-4-inch-longer (7.11 m) upper deck than the −200.

General characteristics

  • Cockpit crew: 3
  • Seating capacity: 565; optional 660 (1-class)
  • Overall length: 231 ft 10 in (70.6 m)
  • Wingspan: 195 ft 8 in (59.6 m)
  • Overall height: 63 ft 5 in (19.3 m)
  • Operating empty weight: 392,800 lb (178,100 kg)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 833,000 lb (377,842 kg)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.84 (555 mph, 893 km/h, 481 knots )
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.89 (594 mph, 955 km/h, 516 kn)
  • Range fully loaded: 6,700 nmi 7,700 mi; 12,400 km
  • Engine (× 4): PW JT9D-7R4G2 GE CF6-80C2B1 RR RB211-524D4

Boeing 747-400ER

First flight: April 29, 1988

The 747-400 introduced a new glass cockpit designed for a flight crew of two instead of three, with a reduction in the number of dials, gauges and knobs from 971 to 365 through the use of electronics. The type also features tail fuel tanks, revised engines, and a new interior.

General characteristics

  • Cockpit crew: 2
  • Seating capacity: 565; optional 660 (1-class)
  • Overall length: 231 ft 10 in (70.6 m)
  • Wingspan: 211 ft 5 in (64.4 m)
  • Overall height: 63 ft 6 in (19.4 m)
  • Operating empty weight: 406,900 lb (184,600 kg)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 910,000 lb (412,775 kg)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.855 (570 mph, 918 km/h, 495 kn)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.92 (614 mph, 988 km/h, 533 kn)
  • Range fully loaded: 7,670 nmi 8,830 mi; 14,200 km
  • Engine (× 4): PW 4062 GE CF6-80C2B5F RR RB211-524G/H ER: GE CF6-80C2B5F

Boeing 747-8I

First flight: March 20, 2011

The 747-800 uses the same engine and cockpit technology as the 787, hence the use of the “8”. The variant is designed to be quieter, more economical, and more environmentally friendly. The 747-8’s fuselage is lengthened from 232 to 251 feet (70.8 to 76.4 m), marking the first stretch variant of the aircraft. Power is supplied by General Electric GEnx-2B67 engines.

General characteristics

  • Cockpit crew: 2
  • Seating capacity: 605 (maximum)
  • Overall length: 250 ft 2 in (76.25 m)
  • Wingspan: 224 ft 7 in (68.5 m)
  • Overall height: 63 ft 6 in (19.4 m)
  • Operating empty weight: 472,900 lb (214,503 kg)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 987,000 lb (447,696 kg)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.855 (570 mph, 918 km/h, 495 kn)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.92 (614 mph, 988 km/h, 533 kn)
  • Range fully loaded: 8,000 nmi 9,200 mi; 15,000 km
  • Engine (× 4): GEnx-2B67

Boeing 767

Boeing 767-300ER N647UA United Airlines

The Boeing 767 is a mid- to large-size, long-range, wide-body twin-engine jet airliner built by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. It was the manufacturer’s first wide-body twinjet and its first airliner with a two-crew glass cockpit.

  • Role: Wide-body jet airliner
  • National origin: United States
  • Manufacturer: Boeing Commercial Airplanes
  • First flight: 767-200ER September 26, 1981, 767-300ER December 9, 1986, 767-400ER October 9, 1999
  • Introduction: September 8, 1982 with United Airlines
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 1981–present
  • Number built: 1,069 through January 2015

Military variants

  • 767 Airborne Surveillance Testbed – – the Airborne Optical Adjunct (AOA) was modified from the prototype 767-200 for a United States Army program
  • E-767 – the Airborne Early Warning and Control (AWACS) platform for the Japan Self-Defense Forces
  • KC-767 Advanced Tanker – the 767-200ER-based aerial tanker developed for the USAF KC-X tanker competition
  • KC-767 Tanker Transport – the 767-200ER-based aerial refueling platform operated by the Italian Air Force (Aeronautica Militare), and the Japan Self-Defense Forces
  • Tanker conversions – the 767 MMTT or Multi-Mission Tanker Transport is a 767-200ER-based aircraft operated by the Colombian Air Force

Specifications

General characteristics

Boeing 767-200ER

  • Cockpit crew: 2
  • Seating capacity: 255, optional 290 (1-class)
  • Overall length: 159 ft 2 in (48.5 m)
  • Wingspan: 156 ft 1 in (47.6 m)
  • Overall height: 15,85 m.
  • Fuselage width: 16 ft 6 in (5.03 m)
  • Fuselage Height: 17 ft 9 in (5.41 m)
  • Operating empty weight: 181,610 lb (82,380 kg)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 395,000 lb (179,170 kg)
  • Service ceiling: 11.887 m
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.80 (470 knots, 530 mph, 851 km/h at 35,000 ft (11,000 m) cruise altitude)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.86 (493 knots, 567 mph, 913 km/h at 35,000 ft (11,000 m) cruise altitude)
  • Range fully loaded: 6,385 nmi (7,348 mi; 11,825 km)
  • Engine (× 2): P&W PW4052, or 4056, GE CF6-80C2, RR RB211-524G or H
  • Thrust: PW: 63,300 lb (282 kN), GE: 62,100 lbf (276 kN)

Boeing 767-300ER

  • Cockpit crew: 2
  • Seating capacity: 290; optional 350 (1-class)
  • Overall length: 180 ft 3 in (54.9 m)
  • Wingspan: 156 ft 1 in (47.6 m)
  • Overall height: 15,85 m.
  • Fuselage width: 16 ft 6 in (5.03 m)
  • Fuselage Height: 17 ft 9 in (5.41 m)
  • Operating empty weight: 198,440 lb (90,010 kg)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 412,000 lb (186,880 kg)
  • Service ceiling: 11.887 m
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.80 (470 knots, 530 mph, 851 km/h at 35,000 ft (11,000 m) cruise altitude)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.86 (493 knots, 567 mph, 913 km/h at 35,000 ft (11,000 m) cruise altitude)
  • Range fully loaded: 6,310 nmi (7,260 mi; 11,690 km)
  • Engine (× 2): P&W PW4056, 4060, or 4062. GE CF6-80C2. RR RB211-524G, or H
  • Thrust: PW: 63,300 lbf (282 kN), GE: 62,100 lbf (276 kN), RR: 59,500 lbf (265 kN)

Boeing 767-400ER

  • Cockpit crew: 2
  • Seating capacity: 375 (1-class)
  • Overall length: 201 ft 4 in (61.4 m)
  • Wingspan: 170 ft 4 in (51.9 m)
  • Overall height: 15,85 m.
  • Fuselage width: 16 ft 6 in (5.03 m)
  • Fuselage Height: 17 ft 9 in (5.41 m)
  • Operating empty weight: 229,000 lb (103,870 kg)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 395,000 lb (179,170 kg)
  • Service ceiling: 11.887 m
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.80 (470 knots, 530 mph, 851 km/h at 35,000 ft (11,000 m) cruise altitude)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.86 (493 knots, 567 mph, 913 km/h at 35,000 ft (11,000 m) cruise altitude)
  • Range fully loaded: 5,625 nmi (6,473 mi; 10,418 km)
  • Engine (× 2): P&W PW4062 GE CF6-80C2
  • Thrust: PW: 63,300 lbf (282 kN) GE: 63,500 lbf (282 kN)