Boeing BBJ 787-9

$239 million Boeing business jet as of 2018

Boeing BBJ 787-9 U.A.E. Presidential Flight Authority (Abu Dhabi)
photo: BMcD

The Boeing BBJ 787-9 is a wide-body model of the Boeing Business Jet powered by GEnx-1B or Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines. Boasting a range of about 10,000 nautical miles, anywhere in the world is accessible with a single flight.

Manufacturer:
Boeing
Country:
United States
Manufactured:
2018 to: Present
ICAO:
B789
Price:
US$239 million (2018)

Specifications

Avionics:
Honeywell and Rockwell Collins
Engine:
2x GEnx-1B or Rolls-Royce Trent 1000
Turbofan
Power:
71,000 pound-force
Max Cruise Speed:
488 knots
904 Km/h
Approach Speed (Vref):
153 knots
Travel range:
9,485 Nautical Miles
17,566 Kilometers
Fuel Economy:
Service Ceiling:
43,100 feet
Rate of Climb:
2500 feet / minute
12.70metre / second
Take Off Distance:
3169.96 metre - 10,400.00 feet
Landing Distance:
1737.38 metre - 5,700.00 feet
Max Take Off Weight:
254,011 Kg
559,993 lbs
Max Landing Weight:
192,776 Kg
424,994 lbs
Max Payload:
47,627 Kg
104,998 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
33,399 gallon
126,429 litre
Baggage Volume:
174.5 m3 / 6,162 ft3
Seats - Economy / General:
40 seats
Seats - Business Class:
Seats - First Class:
Cabin Height:
2.32 metre - 7.61 feet
Cabin Width:
5.49 metre - 18.01 feet
Cabin Length:
48.43 metre - 158.89 feet
Exterior Length:
62.81 metre - 206.07 feet
Tail height:
17.02 metre - 55.84 feet
Fuselage Diameter:
5.77 metre - 18.93 feet
Wing Span / Rotor Diameter:
60.12 metre - 197.24 feet
Wing Tips:
Raked Wingtips
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Description

The BBJ 787-9, a business jet version of Boeing, is sought after by customers around the world who place a premium on the jet’s magnificent range that reaches anywhere in the world, a wide cabin, and unmatched passenger comfort. The aircraft has a travel range of 9,485 nautical miles and features excellent amenities such as enlarged windows, a lower cabin altitude, flawless ride technology, cleaner and higher humidity air, and a noiseless cabin. It offers customers the ability to fly directly anywhere in the world in ultimate comfort. As of 2019, a total of sixteen orders for the aircraft were placed.

The BBJ 787-9 has an exterior length of 62.81 meters, an exterior height of 7.82 meters, a tail height of 17.02 meters, and a fuselage diameter of 5.77 meters. The wingspan is 60.12 meters and the wheelbase is 25.83 meters. The aircraft offers one of the widest cabins in the industry with 257.8 square meters of space. The roomy cabin has a large canvass for a variety of interior design options to guarantee the utmost comfort on passengers traveling either short or long-distance flights. The cabin is 2.32-meter high, 5.49-meter wide, and 48.43-meter long. The aircraft has a cargo volume of 174.5 cubic meters.

The aircraft is powered by two GEnx-1B or Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 turbofan engines. The General ElectricGEnx-1B is an advanced dual-rotor, axial-flow, high-bypass turbofan jet engine with a maximum takeoff thrust of 74,100 lbf. The Trent 1000 is a three-shaft high-bypass ratio turbofan by Rolls-Royce which produces a maximum thrust of 59,600-81,000 lbf.

The BBJ 787-9 has a range of 9,485 nautical miles and a maximum cruise speed of 488 knots. It can fly up to 43,100 feet and can climb at a rate of 2,500 feet per minute. The takeoff distance is 3,170 meters while the landing distance is 1,737 meters. The aircraft has a maximum takeoff weight of 254,011 kg, a maximum landing weight of 192,776 kg, a maximum payload of 47,627 kg, and a fuel capacity of 33,399 gallons.

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