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.
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.