Boeing's 777-200LR Worldliner achieved a new distance record of 11,664 nm. (21,601 km.) when it touched down in London at 13:06 UTC yesterday, 22 hr. 42 min. after it departed Hong Kong Wednesday night at 10:30 p.m. local time. The GE90-110B1-powered aircraft took off at 711,000 lb., well under its MTOW of 766,000 lb. Liftoff was 40 sec. after power-up and it reached its initial cruising altitude of 29,000 ft. in just 18 min. The 777-200LR tracked northeast over Taipei and the southern ...

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