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by the numbers: Key differences between 787-9 and 787-8 20 40 8,500 300 feet (6 meters) longer than the more passengers than on the nautical miles (9,780 miles, 787-8. Sections 43 and 46 787-8, depending on cabin or 15,700 kilometers) range are each 10 feet (3 meters) configuration longer than on the 787-8 nautical miles (350 miles, or 550 kilometers) more range than the 787-8 Mid forw ard fuselage Kawasaki Center Nagoya, Japan fuselage Alenia Grottaglie, Italy SEction 43 Forw ard fuselage Spirit Wichita, Kan. cargo acces door SAB Linköping, Sweden Wing-body fairing AND Landing gear doors Boeing Winnipeg, Canada center wing box Fuji Nagoya, Japan engines GE – Evendale, Ohio Rolls-Royce – Derby, U.K. Fixed and movable leading edge Spirit Landgin gear Tulsa, Okla. Messier-Bugatti-Dowty Gloucester, U.K. The 787-9 relies on the support of the global supply chain established for the 787-8, with previously announced changes in the partners who supply the horizontal stabilizer. The above graphic is for illustration purposes only and is not to scale. BEOING FRONTIERS / OCTOBER 2013 27


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