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June 15, 2024
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With theĀ official launch of the Boeing 777-8 Freighter, we can now make a comparison with that other new full freighter that was officially launched last July: the Airbus A350F. Boeing 777-8 Freighter versus the Airbus A350F.

Dimensions:

By length, the Airbus and Boeing are remarkably close: 70.8 meters for the A350, 70.9 meters for the Boeing.
The Boeing has a significantly wider span: 71.8 meters including folding wingtips, 64.82 meters with folded tips. Even with the tips up, the span is still wider than the 64.75 meters of the Airbus.

 


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Richard Schuurman
Active as a journalist since 1987, with a background in newspapers, magazines, and a regional news station, Richard has been covering commercial aviation on a freelance basis since late 2016. Richard is contributing to AirInsight since December 2018. He also writes for Airliner World, Aviation News, Piloot & Vliegtuig, and Luchtvaartnieuws Magazine. Twitter: @rschuur_aero.