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Boeing Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

The Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner is a two-engined long-range widebody airliner with a capacity of 210 - 250 passengers produced by the American manufacturer Boeing Commercial Airplanes. The 787-8 is a member of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner Familie (787-8, 787-9 und 787-10).

The 787 is the world's first airliner using composite materials for most of its construction (approx. 50 percent). The fuselage is built as one-piece composite barrel construction. The 787 does not use any bleed air from the engines. Hydraulics systems, wing anti-ice, air conditioning and pressurization are electrical powered. Available 787-8 engine options: Rolls-Royce Trent 1000-A, 1000-C, 1000-E, General Electric GEnx-1B64, -1B67, -1B70.


Specifications for the Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner
Crew 2  
Passengers typ. 242, max. 359  
Propulsion 2 Turbofan Engines  
Engine Model Rolls-Royce Trent 1000-E  
Engine Power (each) 265,1 kN 59600 lbf
alternative Engine Variant    
Engine Model General Electric GEnx-1B70  
Engine Power (each) 321,6 kN 72300 lbf
max. Cruise Speed 902 km/h 487 kts
      560 mph
Mmo (max. Mach) Mach 0.9  
Service Ceiling 13.137 m 43.100 ft
Range 13.621 km 7.355 NM
    8.464 mi.
Empty Weight 104.099 kg 229.500 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight 227.930 kg 502.500 lbs
max. Landing Weight 172.365 kg 380.000 lbs
Wing Span 60,12 m 197 ft 3 in
Wing Area 325,0 m² 3498 ft²
Length 56,72 m 186 ft 1 in
Height 16,90 m 55 ft 5 in
First Flight 15.12.2009  
Production Status in production  
ICAO Code B788  
IATA Code 788  
Data for (Version) Boeing 787-8 (Trent)  

Aircraft lost, damaged and hijacked:
Date Aircraft type Reg. Airline Location Fatal Cat.
12-Jul-13 Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner ET-AOP Ethiopian Airlines London-Heath... 0 damaged