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B789

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B789
Name 787-9 Dreamliner
Manufacturer BOEING
Body Wide
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Low wing
Tail Regular tail (Dihedral)
WTC Heavy
APC C
Type code L2J
Aerodrome Reference Code 4E
RFF Category 9
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi
Position Underwing mounted
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 4


Manufacturered as:

BOEING Dreamliner (Srs.9)
BOEING 787-9 Dreamliner


BOEING 787-9 Dreamliner

BOEING 787-9 Dreamliner BOEING 787-9 Dreamliner 3D

Description

In development, early production aircraft manufactured by Boeing. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is a long range, mid-sized, wide-body, twin-engine jet airliner. The B789 is a member of the B787 series of aircraft.

Technical Data

Wing span 60.1 m197.178 ft
Length 62.8 m206.037 ft
Height 16.9 m55.446 ft
Powerplant 2 x GEnx-1B (320 kN) or
2 x R-R Trent 1000 (320 kN) turbofans.
Engine model General Electric GEnx, Rolls-Royce Trent 1000

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 490 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance m
MTOW 253000253,000 kg
253 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL430 ROD ft/min APC B789 (C)
WTC B789 (H) Range 83008,300 nm
15,371,600 m
15,371.6 km
50,431,758.567 ft
NM


Accidents & Serious Incidents involving B789

None on SKYbrary