Boeing 777 General Information

The Boeing 777 is a long-range wide-body, twin engine jet airliner manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. It is the largest twinjet in the world and is commonly known as the “Triple Seven”. The aircraft can accommodate over 300 passengers and has a range of 5,235 to 9,380 nautical miles (9,695 to 17,370 kilometers), depending on the model. Its distinctive features are the engines of larger diameter turbofan aircraft, six wheels on each main landing gear, a circular section fuselage and tail cone-shaped blade. [5] developed in consultation with the eight major airlines, the 777 fuediseñado to replace the more wide-body aircraft and bridge the capacity gap between the 767 and 747. As the first Boeing fly-by-wire aircraft, which has controls mediated by computers, but also is the first fully computer-designed commercial aircraft.
The 777 is produced in two fuselage lengths. The original model of the first 777-200 entered service in 1995, followed by the extended-range 777-200ER in 1997, the stretched 777-300, which is 33.3 feet (10.1 m) and entered service in 1998. The long-range variants of 777-300ER and 777-200LR into service in 2004 and 2006, respectively, while a freighter version, the 777F, made his debut long-range versions 2009.Ambas and characteristics of the engine freighter General Electric GE90, and develop and raked wingtips. Other models are equipped with the GE90, Pratt & Whitney PW4000 or Rolls-Royce Trent 800. The 777-200LR is the world’s longest range airliner and holds the record for longest distance traveled by a commercial aircraft without stopping, with the proven ability to fly more than halfway around the world.
United Airlines first placed the 777 in the commercial airline service in 1995. From January 2012, 60 customers have placed orders for 1,242 aircraft of all variants, with 988 delivered. The most common variant used worldwide is the 777-200ER, with 415 aircraft delivered, and the UAE operates the largest fleet of 777 aircraft from 87 August 2011. The airline recorded a loss of two hulls of accidents, no fatalities of occupants, from December 2011.
Through the 2000’s, the 777 has become one of the best selling models of the manufacturer. Due to rising fuel costs, airlines have purchased the type as an alternative relatively low fuel consumption to other wide-body aircraft and is used more and more long-haul aircraft, transoceanic routes. The direct market competitors have included the Airbus A330-300, A340, A350 and next. The 787 Dreamliner subsequently developed also shares design features with the 777.


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