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    The Boeing 787 capacity varies depending on the model. The 787-8 has a capacity of 224 (3-class). The 787-9 has a capacity of 280 (3-class).

    Technical Specifications: 787-8

    The 787-8 is 186 ft (56.7 m) long and has a wingspan of 170 ft 6 in (52.0 m). The wing area is 3,501 sq ft (325 m2). The wing sweepback of the 787-8 is 32.2 degrees. The airliner is 55 ft 6 in (16.9 m) tall. The fuselage is 18 ft 11 in (5.77 wide and 19 ft 7 in (5.97 m) high. The airliner has an 18 ft (5.49 m) maximum cabin width.

    Weight and Speed

    The cargo capacity of the 787-8 is 4,822 cu ft (137 m3) 28× LD3, 8x (96×125) pallets + 2x LD3 or 9x (88×125) pallets. The maximum takeoff weight is 502,500 lb (228,000 kg). The maximum landing weight is 380,000 lb (172,000 kg). The operating empty weight of the 787-8 is 242,000 lb (110,000 kg).

    The 787-8 has a cruising speed of Mach 0.85 (567 mph, 490 knots, 913 km/h at 35,000 ft/10,700 m). The top speed is Mach 0.89 (593 mph, 515 knots, 954 km/h at 35,000 ft/10,700 m). The range when fully loaded is 7,650–8,200 nmi (14,200–15,200 km; 8,800–9,440 mi).

    Technical Specifications: 787-9

    The Boeing 787 capacity is bigger than the 787-8. However, many of the specs are the same. The wing area, wing sweepback, height, fuselage dimensions and maximum cabin width are identical with the 787-9. The cruising and maximum speed are also the same as the 787-8.

    The 787-9 is 206 ft (62.8 m) long. The wingspan is 197 ft 3 in (60.1 m). The cargo capacity is 11x (96×125) pallets, 6,086 cu ft (172 m3) 36× LD3 or 11x (88×125) pallets.

    Weight and Other Details

    The maximum takeoff weight of the 787-9 is 545,000 lb (247,000 kg). The operating empty weight is 254,000 lb (115,000 kg). The maximum landing weight is 425,000 lb (193,000 kg). The range when fully loaded is 8,000–8,500 nmi (14,800–15,700 km; 9,210–9,780 mi).

    The maximum fuel capacity is 33,428 US gal (126,540 L). The service ceiling is 43,000 ft (13,100 m). The engines are General Electric GEnx or Rolls-Royce Trent 1000.

    The Boeing 787 capacity makes it a midsized jet airliner. According to the company, it is their most fuel efficient plane. The 787 is also the first airliner to rely on composite materials for the building process.

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