On-board Boeing's 787 Dreamliner: photos

On-board Boeing's 787 Dreamliner: photos

Summary: Boeing's 787 Dreamliner arrived in Sydney just in time for Qantas to celebrate its 91st birthday. Take a tour on-board the aircraft, which was held in Qantas' hangar.

TOPICS: Travel Tech

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    The 787's fuselage and wings have been made lighter, as 50 per cent of it is made of carbon fibre and other composite materials. Its fuel efficiency is 20 per cent better than other similar-bodied aircraft.

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    Boeing's Sinnett said, "the aeroplane is largely carbon fibre in its construction ... it's more than 50 per cent by weight advanced carbon-fibre material; the entire fuselage, all of the wings, horizontal and vertical tail, is all made of carbon-fibre material."

    In this photo, you can see the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 aircraft engine.

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    Jetstar told us that the 787 will replace the airline's A330s, which are currently being used to operate its international fleet.

Topic: Travel Tech

Irene Mickaiel

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Irene is product manager in Australia for CBS Interactive sites such as CNET Australia, GameSpot, TV.com, ZDNet and TechRepublic. Before Irene became hooked on IT media, she worked on illustrated reference, lifestyle and education books.

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