Boeing 787-9

The 787-9 will be the first variant of the 787 fuselage with a “stretched” or elongated, with 250 to 290 in three classes with a range of 8,000 to 8,500 nautical miles (14,800 to 15,750 kilometers). [206] This variant differs from 787-8 in several ways, including structural strengthening, a lengthened fuselage, with a higher fuel capacity, a higher maximum takeoff weight (MTOW), but with the wingspan of the same that 787-8. [207] the entry específicaen Service (EIS), the date initially scheduled for 2010, [208], but in October de2011 deliveries scheduled to begin in early 2014. [209] aims to compete with Boeing 787-9 for the two variants of pasajerosdel Airbus A330 and to replace its own 767-400ER. Like the 787-8, but will also open new nonstop routes, flying more cargo and less efficient than pasajerosmás 777-200ER or A340-300/500. The final configuration is terminóel July 1, 2010.

Artist’s impression of the stretched 787-9, designed with a greater range and payload capacity
When first launched, the 787-9 had the same fuel capacity than the other two variants. The design differences meant higher weight and resulted in a slightly shorter range than the 787-8. After further consultation with airlines, design changes have been incorporated to add a tanquehacia forward to increase fuel capacity, so it has a longer range and a maximum takeoff weight than the other two variants. [206] Air New Zealand is the launch customer for the 787 -9.

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