Boeing 777
Boeing 777

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The Boeing 777 is a long-range twin-engine airliner with a wide fuselage. The aircraft has more than three hundred passenger seats and, depending on the modification, can fly from 9695 kilometers to 21560 kilometers. Its characteristic feature is the presence of jet engines with the largest diameter in the world. It is approximately 3,5 meters. Before the construction of the aircraft, consultations were held with eight leading air carriers. The first meeting of the group took place in January 1990. It includes such airlines as: “Japan Airlines","American Airlines","British Airways","Cathay Pacific Airways","Delta Airlines","All Nippon Airways","Qantas United Airlines».

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The Boeing 777 was designed to replace the previous generation of wide-body aircraft and to fill the gap between the Boeing 767 and Boeing 747. It is one of the first Boeing aircraft to be equipped with Fly by Wire. It is also the first computer-assisted commercial passenger aircraft. Individual aircraft components were developed using 3D CAD CATIA software developed by IBM and Dassault Systemes.

October 14, 1990 the company "United Airlines»Made its first order for 34 Boeing 777 aircraft, worth $ 11 billion. On January 4, 1993, the first "triple sevens" were produced. And on April 9, 1994, the first Boeing 777 with the serial number WA001 was produced. The first flight took place on June 12 of the same year. Test flights were conducted for the next eleven months. Nine aircraft have been tested in different climates from arid deserts at Edwards Air Force Base in California to cold Alaska. On April 19, 1995, after passing all tests, the Boeing 777 received a certificate of airworthiness from the Federal Flight Administration (FAA) and from the Joint Aviation Administration (JAA).


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The Boeing 777 is available in two lengths. The base model 777-200 has a length of 63,7 meters and entered service with United Airlines in 1995. After two years, a model with an extended flight radius was released - 777-200ER (Extended Range). This model first entered service with British Airways The second Boeing 777 variant is the 777-300. It is 10,1 meters longer than the 777-200 and is a version that can accommodate up to 550 passenger seats. This version began flying in 1998.


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 In 2004, a version was released - 777-300ER. This version allowed for longer flights than the 777-300. And in 2006, the airline bought a Boeing 777-200LR (Longer Range). During this time, she became the longest-range passenger liner. This model was named "Worldliner". And in 2009, the cargo Boeing 777F (Freighter) began flying. Models 777F, 777-300ER and 777-200LR are equipped with General Electric GE90-115B motors. The curved wingtips are also slightly larger to reduce fuel consumption. All other models are powered by GE90, Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines, or RollsRoyce Trent-800 engines. The cockpit is equipped with Honeywell multifunctional LCD screens. The wings are angled at 31,6 degrees for an optimum cruise speed of Mach 0,83. Each 777-300ER tire from the main landing gear can carry almost 27 tonnes. There is also a modification for the Air Force. This is the KS-777 model used as an air tanker.

After 2000, the Boeing 777 became the best-selling model of the manufacturer of the same name. The most common option that airlines purchase is the 777-200ER model.


Boeing 777-300ER (777-200ER) specifications:


  • Length: 73,9 m. (63,7 m)
  • Height: 18,7 m.
  • Wingspan: 64,81 m.
  • Empty weight: 166881 kg. (142900 kg.)
  • Cruising speed: 910 km / h..
  • Maximum speed: 955 km / h..
  • Flight range: 10200 km. (10745 km.)
  • The diameter of the fuselage: 6,20 m.
  • Ceiling: 13100 m.
  • Number of seats: 301-550 places.
  • Crew: 2 person


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