Boeing-787: a dreamliner or a sky limousine

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Farnborough International Airshow 2010 has finally produced the most expected sensation of recent years: the American Boeing-787 Dreamliner, which arrived in the United Kingdom for the first time.

Farnborough International Airshow 2010 has finally produced the most expected sensation of recent years: the American Boeing-787 Dreamliner, which arrived in the United Kingdom for the first time.

© RIA Novosti . Elena PokhomovaFarnborough International Airshow 2010 has finally produced the most expected sensation of recent years: the American Boeing-787 Dreamliner, which arrived in the United Kingdom for the first time.
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Farnborough International Airshow 2010 has finally produced the most expected sensation of recent years: the American Boeing-787 Dreamliner, which arrived in the United Kingdom for the first time.
© RIA Novosti . Elena PokhomovaThe passenger plane was to have been shown two years ago, but its maiden flight and mass deliveries were postponed.
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The passenger plane was to have been shown two years ago, but its maiden flight and mass deliveries were postponed.
© RIA Novosti . Elena PokhomovaThe 787 Dreamliner is a wide-bodied twin-engined passenger plane that can seat up to 300 travelers and fly long distances. The most environmentally friendly airliner has become the first new project of the corporation for almost the past ten years.
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The 787 Dreamliner is a wide-bodied twin-engined passenger plane that can seat up to 300 travelers and fly long distances. The most environmentally friendly airliner has become the first new project of the corporation for almost the past ten years.
© RIA Novosti . Elena PokhomovaThe Boeing-787 is now the fastest selling airliner in history despite many delays in its becoming operational.
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The Boeing-787 is now the fastest selling airliner in history despite many delays in its becoming operational.
© RIA Novosti . Elena PokhomovaFor now, the corporation has over 860 firm orders from 56 air companies. The first planes are expected to reach their customers and begin regular flights at the end of the year.
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For now, the corporation has over 860 firm orders from 56 air companies. The first planes are expected to reach their customers and begin regular flights at the end of the year.
© RIA Novosti . Elena PokhomovaThe first to receive the airliners will be Japan’s All Nippon Airways, and the first to start operating them in the United Kingdom will be national charter company Thomson Airways.
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The first to receive the airliners will be Japan’s All Nippon Airways, and the first to start operating them in the United Kingdom will be national charter company Thomson Airways.
© RIA Novosti . Елена ПахомоваRussia’s Aeroflot is also among the customers, planning to purchase 22 liners.
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Russia’s Aeroflot is also among the customers, planning to purchase 22 liners.
© RIA Novosti . Elena PokhomovaMore than half the plane’s components are made of light composites, making it one of the most environmentally friendly airliners. The manufacturer also promises that lower fuel consumption will make long-range travel less costly.
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More than half the plane’s components are made of light composites, making it one of the most environmentally friendly airliners. The manufacturer also promises that lower fuel consumption will make long-range travel less costly.
© RIA Novosti . Elena PokhomovaIn the test group, two liners will be equipped with General Electric Genx engines, and the others will get Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 units. Reporters have already dubbed the superliner a “sky limousine.”
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In the test group, two liners will be equipped with General Electric Genx engines, and the others will get Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 units. Reporters have already dubbed the superliner a “sky limousine.”
© RIA Novosti . Elena PokhomovaBut the most important thing for the new airliner is increased passenger comfort. It has every facility to make flying pleasant and comfortable and reduce jet lag.
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But the most important thing for the new airliner is increased passenger comfort. It has every facility to make flying pleasant and comfortable and reduce jet lag.
© RIA Novosti . Elena PokhomovaThe main distinctive feature of the passenger cabin is that its windows are three times larger than in a conventional passenger liner. Manually adjusted lights allow the passenger to regulate the amount of illumination.
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The main distinctive feature of the passenger cabin is that its windows are three times larger than in a conventional passenger liner. Manually adjusted lights allow the passenger to regulate the amount of illumination.
© RIA Novosti . Elena PokhomovaThe passenger cabin has better regulated lights, a new system for air filtration, and even a lower pressure, which makes long-distance travel a pleasure.
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The passenger cabin has better regulated lights, a new system for air filtration, and even a lower pressure, which makes long-distance travel a pleasure.
© RIA Novosti . Elena PokhomovaThe Dreamliner also offers more personal space.
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The Dreamliner also offers more personal space.
© RIA Novosti . Elena PokhomovaThe new 787 has 12% higher fuel efficiency than the Boeing-777. In operation the new plane will consume 20% less fuel than other state-of-the-art liners of the same class.
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The new 787 has 12% higher fuel efficiency than the Boeing-777. In operation the new plane will consume 20% less fuel than other state-of-the-art liners of the same class.
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