The growing network is an essential part of any Airline in India
In this regard, Air India decided to remain committed to increasing connectivity and frequency of flights both domestically and internationally
These additional aircraft leases will support long-term growth and significantly grow the long-term fleets.
The Boeing 777, commonly referred to as the Triple Seven, is an American wide-body long-range airplane designed and manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
World’s Largest Twin Jet
The 777 was designed to fill the gap between Company’s other wide-body aircraft, the twin-engine 767 and the four-engine 747, replacing the older DC-10 and L-1011 trijets. It seats ten regular seats and has a typical 3-class capacity of 301 to 368 passengers with a range of 5,240 to 8,555 nautical miles. This is Boeing’s first remote control aircraft.
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The 777 Classic is powered by the 77,200–98,000 IBF General Electric GE90, Pratt & Whitney PW4000, or Rolls-Royce Trent 800 engines.
In November 2013, Company announced the development of the 777X with variants -8 and -9, both featuring compound wings with folding wingtips and General Electric’s GE9X engine.
CATIA, originally by Dassault Systèmes and IBM. This allows engineers to assemble virtual aircraft in simulations to check for faults and ensure thousands of parts are installed correctly – reducing costly rework.
The 777 was “finished with such precision that it was Boeing’s first jet that did not require the curves on expensive physical models of the aircraft.
Boeing introduced several advanced technologies with the 777 design, including fully digital fly-by-wire control, fully software-configurable avionics, Honeywell glass LCD cockpit display, and the first use of fiber-optic network avionics in an airplane. Boeing is leveraging work done on the canceled Boeing 7J7 regional jet, which used a similar version of the selected technology . In 2003, Boeing began offering an electronic cockpit pocket computer display option. In 2013, Boeing announced that the upgraded 777X model would incorporate the 787’s airframe, systems, and interior designation.
As of August 2022, 777 had been involved in 31 aircraft accidents and incidents, including a total of eight fuselage losses, resulting in 541 fatalities and three hijackings.
The aircraft, which was operated by British Airways, suffered fire damage to the lower wing panels and engine casing it was later returned to service after repair.