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The Boeing 777 is a family of long-range wide-body twin-engine jet airliners developed and manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. It is the world's largest twinjet and has a typical seating capacity for 314 to 451 passengers, with a range of 5,235 to 8,555 nautical miles (9,695 to 15,844 km). Commonly referred to as the "Triple Seven", its distinguishing features include the largest-diameter turbofan engines of any aircraft, six wheels on each main landing gear, fully circular fuselage cross-section, and a blade-shaped tail cone. Developed in consultation with eight major airlines, the 777 was designed to replace older wide-body airliners and bridge the capacity difference between Boeing's 767 and 747. As Boeing's first fly-by-wire airliner, it has computer-mediated controls. It is also the first entirely computer-aided designed commercial aircraft.
The 777 is produced in two fuselage lengths as of 2014. The original 777-200 variant entered commercial service in 1995, followed by the extended-range 777-200ER in 1997. The stretched 777-300, which is 33.25 ft (10.1 m) longer, followed in 1998. The longer-range 777-300ER and 777-200LR variants entered service in 2004 and 2006 respectively, while the 777F, a freighter version, debuted in February 2009; these variants all feature General Electric GE90 engines and extended raked wingtips. The earlier 777-200, -200ER and -300 versions are equipped with GE90, Pratt & Whitney PW4000, or Rolls-Royce Trent 800 engines. The 777-200LR is the world's longest-range airliner, able to fly more than halfway around the globe, and holds the record for the longest distance flown non-stop by a commercial aircraft.
The 777 first entered commercial service with United Airlines on June 7, 1995. It has received more orders than any other wide-body airliner; as of September 2015, 60 customers had placed orders for 1,881 aircraft of all variants, with 1,340 delivered. The most common and successful variant is the 777-300ER with 596 delivered and 786 orders; Emirates operates the largest 777 fleet, with 147 passenger and freighter aircraft as of September 2015. GEC Avionics (BAE Systems) make the Primary Flight Computers.
(See Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boeing_777 )
This is a model of the Boeing 777-200 in British Airways colours. British Airways took part in the design of the aircraft with Boeing, and is today one of the world’s largest operator of the type. The Boeing 777 has emerged as a best seller for long haul commercial aircraft thanks to its excellent fuel efficiency and cabin comfort. BA now operate the 777-300.
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