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7/8/2007--Everett, WA, USA..Guests at the rollout of the new Boeing 787 touch and tap on the composite hull of the aircraft. At Boeing's Everett, Wash., final assembly factory the first 787 is rolled out in front of nearly 15,000 guests. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the world?s first mostly composite commercial airplane, will use 20 percent less fuel per passenger than similarly sized airplanes, produce fewer carbon emissions, and will have quieter takeoffs and landings. The first .airplane in this revolutionary and environmentally progressive passenger jetliner family is in the final stages of assembly. The first 787 is scheduled to enter passenger service in May 2008. To date, 45 customers worldwide have ordered 584 airplanes worth more than $90 billion at current list prices, making the Dreamliner the most successful commercial airplane launch in history. ..The 787-8 Dreamliner will carry 210 - 250 passengers on routes of 7,650 to 8,200 nautical miles (14,200 to 15,200 kilometers), while the 787-9 Dreamliner will carry 250 - 290 passengers on routes of 8,000 to 8,500 nautical miles (14,800 to 15,750 kilometers).  A third 787 family member, the 787-3 Dreamliner, will accommodate 290 - 330 passengers and be optimized for routes of 2,500 to 3,050 nautical miles (4,600 to 5,650 kilometers). ..In addition to bringing big-jet ranges to mid-size airplanes, the 787 will provide airlines with unmatched fuel efficiency, resulting in exceptional environmental performance. The airplane will use 20 percent less fuel for comparable missions than today?s similarly sized airplane. It will also travel at speeds similar to today?s fastest wide bodies, Mach 0.85. Airlines will enjoy more cargo revenue capacity. Passengers will also see improvements with the new air..Photograph ©2007 Stuart Isett.All rights reserved