Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Boeing delivers KLM's first Boeing 777-300ER

KLM Boeing 777-300ERThe Boeing Company recently delivered a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft to KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. The extended range passenger airliner is the first of this type for KLM, which also operates 15 Boeing 777-200ERs.

The B777-300ER is the world's largest long-range twin-engine airplane. A Boeing news release about the aircraft says that in KLM's configuration, it is capable of carrying 425 passengers in a two-class configuration with a maximum range of 14,685 kilometers (7,930 nautical miles) at a cruising speed of 0.84 Mach.

The aircraft arrived at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport on February 13, 2008.

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