Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner


Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner United Airlines N38950 36401 / 181 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is a two-engined long-range widebody airliner with a capacity of 257 - 290 passengers produced by the American manufacturer Boeing Commercial Airplanes. The 787-9 is a member of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner Familie (787-8, 787-9 und 787-10).
The 787-9 is a stretched variant of the Boeing 787-8 (+6,09 m / 20 ft). It is the second 787 variant to enter marked. The 787 is the world's first airliner using composite materials for most of its construction (approx. 50 percent). The fuselage is built as one-piece composite barrel construction. The 787 does not use any bleed air from the engines. Hydraulics systems, wing anti-ice, air conditioning and pressurization are electrical powered. Available engine options for 787-9: Rolls-Royce Trent 1000-A2, 1000-J2, 1000-K2, General Electric GEnx-1B74, -1B75P2.
Passengerstyp. 290, max. 406
Propulsion2 Turbofan Engines
Engine ModelGeneral Electric GEnx-1B74
Engine Power (each)340,7 kN76592 lbf
alternative Engine Variant
Engine ModelRolls-Royce Trent 1000-J2
Engine Power (each)347,5 kN78129 lbf
max. Cruise Speed902 km/h487 kts
  560 mph
Mmo (max. Mach)Mach 0.9
Service Ceiling13.137 m43.100 ft
Range14.140 km7.635 NM
8.786 mi.
Empty Weight110.677 kg244.000 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight252.650 kg557.000 lbs
max. Landing Weight192.776 kg425.000 lbs
Wing Span60,17 m197 ft 5 in
Wing Area361,0 m3886 ft
Length62,81 m206 ft 1 in
Height17,02 m55 ft 10 in
First Flight17.09.2013
Production Statusin production
ICAO CodeB789
IATA Code789
Data for (Version)Boeing 787-9 (GEnx)

[Photo-ID: 11490] Karsten Palt 2015-06-01
Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, United Airlines, N19951, c/n 36402 / 223, Karsten Palt, 2015Boeing
787-9 Dreamliner
United Airlines
Reg.: N19951
c/n: 36402 / 223
[LAX International Airport (KLAX / LAX)]
[Photo-ID: 11542] Karsten Palt 2015-06-05
Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, United Airlines, N38950, c/n 36401 / 181, Karsten Palt, 2015Boeing
787-9 Dreamliner
United Airlines
Reg.: N38950
c/n: 36401 / 181
[LAX International Airport (KLAX / LAX)]
[Photo-ID: 12722] Karsten Palt 2016-07-08
Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, Virgin Atlantic Airways, G-VFAN, c/n 37977 / 431, Karsten Palt, 2016Boeing
787-9 Dreamliner
Virgin Atlantic Airways
Reg.: G-VFAN
c/n: 37977 / 431
[London Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)]