Boeing 787 Dreamliner


everything you could ever need to know about the Boeing 787 Dreamliner

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Length: 57m

Wing span: 60m

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Maximum number of passengers; 300

Its cruising speed-or 903KPH

Maximum weight at take-off; 227,900KG


Where the parts of Boeing 787 Dreamliner are from...

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JAPAN
1 Wing boxes
2 Fixed trailing edges
3 Mid-fuselage section

ITALY
4 Mid-fuselage sections
5 Horizontal stabilisers

SOUTH KOREA
6 Wing tips
7 Tail cone

CHINA
8 Tail rudder
9 Tail leading edge

CANADA
10 Landing-gear doors

USA
11 Nose cone
12 Rear fuselage
13 Vertical fin

SWEDEN
14 Cargo doors

FRANCE
15 Passenger doors
16 Landing-gear parts

How Far Does It go?

Boeing 737-700: 6,370km (Oslo to New York)
Boeing 747-400ER: 14,297km
Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner: 15,200km (London to Perth)

What it’s like on the inside

The largest windows on any commercial aircraft, with electronic dimmer switches

LED mood lighting, with a range of colours

HEPA filters remove airborne particles

Humidity is 15% in the cabin, compared to 4% on previous aircraft

Inflight entertainment system uses iPadlike touchscreens

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Five cool things about the dreamliner

1) It can order its own parts
2) It can automatically adjust to combat turbulence
3) It will self-correct if it’s in distress
4) It’s expected to connect 450 city pairs
5) Cray supercomputers spent 800,000 processing hours on the 787’s design

$206.8 million THE 787-8 DREAMLINER (MID-SIZED) COSTS

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