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AERO - Preparing Ramp Operations for the 787-8
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DOOR LOCATIONS AND DIMENSIONS

The 787-8 is equipped with eight passenger entry doors four on each side of the airplane two cargo doors on the right side, and one bulk cargo door on the left side (see fig. 6). Passenger stairs and bridges are common with 767 and 777 airplanes.

787-8 DOOR LOCATIONS AND DIMENSIONS
Figure 6

Boeing 787-8
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FUELING

The total fuel capacity for the 787-8 is 33,528 U.S. gallons (126,917 liters). A fueling control panel is installed in the left wing only. The left wing has a fueling panel with two receptacles, each rated for 500 U.S. gallons per minute (1,893 liters per minute) at 55 pounds per square inch (psi) gauge (379 kilopascal).

Any standard fuel truck (i.e., hydrant/tanker) with the appropriate length fuel line that can reach the 787-8 receptacles can be used. Fuel receptacle ground height for the 787-8 and other Boeing airplanes is shown in figure 7.

FUEL RECEPTACLE GROUND HEIGHT
Figure 7

Airplane 777-300ER 787-8 767-300ER
Fuel Receptacle (Maximum Ground Height) 215 in (547 cm) 210 in (533 cm) 176 in (447 cm)

Assuming a 3,730-U.S. gallon (14,120-liter) reserve, the 787-8 can be refueled to capacity in 35 to 60 minutes, depending on the fuel pressure.

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