Below are images of F-GSPY, a Boeing 777-228ER belonging to Air France. The airplane is shown landing at Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) on April 22, 2016. Click on any of the images in the gallery to get the full size version. Below the gallery is more information on this specific airliner, the Boeing 777-200ER in general and the airline.
F-GSPY Air France Boeing 777 Image Gallery
This airliner, registered F-GSPY, is a Boeing 777-228ER belonging to Air France. The airplane made its first flight in 2002 and is based at Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport. The airliner is configured with four first class, 49 business class, 24 premium economy class and 174 economy class seats for a total of 251 potential passengers.
Earlier in 2016, this airplane was involved in an incident. On April 18, 2016, F-GSPY was on approach to Kansai International Airport in Osaka, Japan (KIX). The Boeing 777 was on route from Paris, France.
On approach, the airplane suffered deflation of two main landing gear tires. An emergency was declared and the airliner made a safe landing with no injuries reported.
The -ER is for extended range. The Boeing 777-200ER was introduced in 1997 and has a maximum seating configuration for up to 440 tightly packed passengers. The airliner is 209 feet long with a wingspan of 200 feet. At the tail, she stands nearly 61 feet tall. Maximum flight range is a lofty 14,300 kilometres.
Founded in 1933, Air France is headquartered at Charles de Gaulle International Airport in Tremblay-en-France. Air France merged with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines in 2003 and is a member of the SkyTeam Alliance.
Air France boasts a fleet of 235 airliners with 204 destinations worldwide. F-GSPY is one of 25 Boeing 777-200ER airplanes in the fleet. The airline has retired all of its Boeing 747’s in favour of Airbus A380-800s.