Paris Air Show 2013: Boeing launches 787-10 Dreamliner

An image of the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner.
An image of the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner.

Watch the launch of the 787-10 at the Paris Air Show and other Boeing news.  

The 787-10 will fly up to 7,000 nautical miles (12,964 km) – covering more than 90% of the world's twin-aisle routes – with seating for 300-330 passengers.

Boeing says it has commitments for 102 of the new 787-10 aircraft from five customers including Air Lease Corporation (30 aircraft), Singapore Airlines (30 aircraft) and United Airlines (20 aircraft).

Design of the 787-10 has already started at Boeing. Final assembly and flight test of the 787-10 are set to begin in 2017, with first delivery targeted for 2018.

787-9 in final assembly

The second member of the Boeing Dreamliner family, the 787-9, is in final assembly in Everett, Washington, USA, and is set to make its first flight in the second half of 2013.

First delivery to launch customer Air New Zealand is set for early 2014. 20 customers have ordered 355 787-9s, accounting for 40% of all 787 orders.

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