Boeing 777

Boeing 777

Boeing 777 is a wide-body twin engine jet airliner manufactured by Boeing. It is currently the world’s largest twin-engine wide-body passenger aircraft. 

The Boeing 777 bridges the gap between Boeing 767-300 and Boeing 747-400. The development plan was officially launched on October 29, 1990. The first Boeing 777 was first tested on June 12, 1994. On April 19, 1995, it obtained the European Airworthiness Certificate and the Federal Aviation Administration’s Type Certificate on 30th May, the same year.

Role: Wide-body airliner
Manufacturer
: Boeing
Country: United States
First flight: June 12, 1994
Introduction: June 7, 1995 (United Airlines)
Produced: 1993-Present
Status: In production
Price:

  • 777-200ER: US$306.6 million
  • 777-200LR: US$346.9 million
  • 777-300ER: US$375.5 million
  • 777F: US$352.3 million

Variants

Boeing 777 was designed as a replacement to the older widebody airliners. After the original 777-200 first entered into commercial service on June 7, 1995 with United Airlines, other variants of the aircraft were developed soon-after.   

Boeing 777-200

Length: 63.73 m (209 ft 1 in)

Seating: 305-313

MTOW: 247,200 kg (545,000 lb)

Range: 9,700 km (5,240 nmi)

Engine: 2 x PW4000 / Trent 800 / GE90

777-200 ER

Length: 63.73 m (209 ft 1 in)

Seating: 305-313

MTOW: 297,550 kg (656,000 lb)

Range: 13,080 km (7,065 nmi)

Engine: 2 x PW4000 / Trent 800 / GE90

777-200LR

Length: 63.73 m (209 ft 1 in)

Seating: 301-317

MTOW: 347,452 kg (766,000 lb)

Range: 15,843 km (8,555 nmi)

Engine: 2 x GE90-110B1 / 115B

777-300

Length: 73.86 m (242 ft 4 in)

Seating: 368-396

MTOW: 299,370 kg (660,000 lb)

Range: 11,165 km (6,030 nmi)

Engine: 2 x PW4000 / Trent 800 / GE90

777-300ER

Length: 73.86 m (242 ft 4 in)

Seating: 365-396

MTOW: 351,533 kg (775,000 lb)

Range: 13,649 km (7,370 nmi)

Engine: 2 x GE90-110B1 / 115B

777 Freighter

Length: 63.73 m (209 ft 1 in)

Seating: 301-317

MTOW: 347,815 kg (766,800 lb)

Range: 9,200 km (4,970 nmi)

Engine: 2 x GE90-110B1 / 115B

Boeing 777X

Boeing 777X is the latest variant of the Boeing 777 family which is under development. Its first flight is planned for October-November 2019 and the aircraft is expected to enter service in 2020. It is being developed into 777-8, 777-9, 777-10X and 777X Freighter variants.