VIDEO: FedEx Boeing 777F in Action; Only Non-Stop Freighter Aircraft to the Middle East

The freighter features General Electric GE90 engines, as well as extended and raked wingtips.

FedEx is the aircraft operator with the most Boeing 777F aircraft — standing at 12. The next leading aircraft operator is China Southern with 5. There are five other models of passenger aircraft — the Boeing 777-200, 777-200ER, 777-200LR, 777-300, and 777-300ER. Currently a total of 39 Boeing 777F aircraft exist, compared to 924 Boeing 777 aircraft of all models.

The 777 Freighter (777F) is an all-cargo version of the Boeing 777 twinjet, and shares features with the 777−200LR, with the same airframe, engines, and fuel capacity. The 777-200LR is the world’s longest-range airliner and holds the record for longest distance flown by an unrefueled commercial aircraft. On Nov. 9-10, 2005, a Boeing 777-200LR Worldliner set a new world record for distance traveled non-stop by a commercial jetliner. The 777-200LR set a record distance of 11,664 nautical miles (nmi) on a route traveling eastbound from Hong Kong to London (Heathrow). The flight lasted 22 hours and 42 minutes.


The freighter has a range of 4,900 nmi (9,070 km) at maximum payload, although greater range is possible if less cargo weight is carried.

With a maximum payload of 226,000 lb (103,000 kg), cargo capacity is similar to the 243,000 lb (110,000 kg) of the 747-200F.

As the aircraft promises improved operating economics compared to existing freighters, airlines have targeted the 777F as a replacement for older freighters including the 747-200F and MD-11F.

There are 3 million parts in a 777 provided by 500 suppliers from around the world.

A lightly loaded 777 (not a freighter) can accelerate from zero to 60 mph (96 km/h) in less than six seconds.




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