787 Range chart
The 787-8 will have a range of between 7,650 and 8,200 nautical miles and will typically carry 242 passengers in a three-class configuration. It is 186 feet long, its tail is 56 feet high, and its wingspan is 197 feet.
The 787-9 will have a range of between 8,000 and 8,500 nautical miles and can carry up to 290 passengers in a three-class configuration. It is 206 feet long, has a 56-foot-high tail, and a wingspan of 197 feet.
The 787 is said to be one of the most fuel-efficient airplanes in history thanks to its use of composite materials and advanced propulsion systems, as well as other advances. It is said to offer fuel savings of as much as 20 percent per passenger mile as other aircraft.
To date, Boeing has received 847 orders for the 787 Dreamliner.
January 19, 2011 4:00 AM PST
Photo by: Boeing
| Caption by: Daniel Terdiman
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