GEnx-Powered Boeing 787 Dreamliner Sets New Distance and Speed Records on Round-the-World Flight
December 9, 2011
This week, Boeing’s new 787 Dreamliner powered by GE’s GEnx engines took off from Seattle for a record flight to circumnavigate the globe. The plane stopped only in Dhaka, Bangladesh for two hours of refueling. The flight set two new world records for its weight class in nonstop distance flown and speed for an eastbound flight around the world. Our graphic below has the nuts and bolts.