|Japan Airlines Boeing 777-300 about to land at London Heathrow Airport|
|Role||Wide-body jet airliner|
|National origin||United States|
|Manufacturer||Boeing Commercial Airplanes|
|First flight||June 12, 1994|
|Introduction||June 7, 1995 with United Airlines|
|Status||Being made and being used by airlines|
|Unit cost||777-200ER: US$ 261.5 million
777-200LR: US$296.0 million
777-300ER: US$320.2 million
777F: US$300.5 million
The Boeing 777 is a long range, two-engine, widebody commercial airliner. The world's largest twinjet and commonly referred to as the "Triple Seven", the aircraft can carry between 283 and 368 passengers and has a range from 5235 to 9380 nautical miles.
The original 777-200 model first entered service in 1995, and the stretched 777-300, which is 33.3 ft (10.1 m) longer, was introduced in 1998. The longer-range 777-300ER and 777-200LR variants entered service in 2004 and 2006, respectively, while a freighter version, the 777F, first flew in 2008.
Variants[change | edit source]
5000+ nautical miles range
9000+ nautical miles range
777-200[change | edit source]
The 777-200 was the first and original type of 777s. It was first flown on June 12, 1994 and entered service with United Airlines on June 7, 1995. It was made to fly up to 440 people in a single class layout, and could fly 5240 nautical miles (9700 km). 88 777-200 were made, with no -200 waiting to be made.
777-200ER[change | edit source]
The 777-200ER is an extended range version of the original 777-200. This means it could fly longer than the original version. Although the number of passengers able to be carried remains the same, the range of the -200ER is increased to 7725 nautical miles (14305 km). 422 -200ER were made, with no -200ER waiting to be made.
Gallery[change | edit source]
Cockpit of an American Airlines 777
A Malaysia Airlines 777-200ER "Super Ranger", named for its very long range
Boeing 777-300/-200 of Japan Airlines
References[change | edit source]
- "Boeing: The Boeing 777 Program Background." Boeing. retrieved February 20, 2014.
- "777 Model Orders and Deliveries summary". Boeing. January 2014. Retrieved February 20, 2014.
- "Boeing: Jet prices." Retrieved February 20, 2014.
- "Boeing: 777-200/-200ER Technical Characteristics." Boeing. Retrieved February 20, 2014.
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