Boeing 777-200ER

General Information

Manufacturer: Boeing

Role: Wide-body jet airliner

First flight: October 7, 1996

Primary airlines: Air France, British Airways, Emirates, KLM Airways, United Airlines 

Passenger seating: 305-440

Models: 777-200, 777-200LR

Features

  • Pratt & Whitney PW4000, General Electric GE90C, or Rolls-Royce Trent 800 series engines
  • Glass cockpit
  • Additional fuel capacity and an increased maximum takeoff weight (MTOW)
  • State-of-the-art lighting and design concepts

Fun Facts

  • The Boeing 777 was the first airliner to introduce the fly-by-wire.
  • The 777-200ER entered service with British Airways on February 9, 1997.
  • With 78 aircraft, Emirates operates the largest 777 fleet.
  • A Malaysia Airlines 777-200ER named “Super Ranger” broke the great circle “distance without landing” record for an airliner on April 2, 1997.  It flew eastward from Boeing Field, Seattle to Kuala Lumpur, a distance of 10,823 nautical miles (20,044 km), in 21 hours and 23 minutes.
  • Fuel capacity of the 777-200ER is 45,220 US gal (171,171 L / 302,270 lb. / 137,460 kg)

Type Rating

Pilots must earn their type rating in the Boeing 777-200ER to be qualified to fly this aircraft. In most cases, the airline you fly for will get you type-rated.

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