Air International 2018-03
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M.Broadbent - Dash ten Dreamliner /Commercial/
At 224ft in length the 787-10 is 18ft longer than the 787-9 and 38ft longer than the 787-8, enabling it to carry up to 330 passengers and 40 LD-3 cargo containers.
The 787-10 is assembled solely by Boeing South Carolina at North Charleston, with sections for the aircraft arriving from Europe, Asia and other factories in the United States.
Singapore Airlines has ordered 49 Boeing 787-10s and is due to receive its first example in March 2018.
The first 787-10 was rolled out in January 2017 and flew two months later; the 900-hour flight and certification test programme was concluded on schedule.
A pair of Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN engines. This powerplant features several differences from earlier Trent 1000s, including a modulated air system, an increased use of composites, redesigned external systems, a new external gearbox and an updated engine control system.
Three 787-10s were used in certification testing, including N528ZC (c/n 60256), pictured here during take-off performance flights.