Here's Why the 787 Dreamliner Has Bigger Windows

Shelby Rogers

When Boeing debuted the 787 Dreamliner, frequent flyers rejoiced as the planes could run direct routes that would typically require several layovers in one efficient flight. Not only are the planes' routes streamlined, the design itself is stunning. One of the most notable features is the large windows, perfect for those who love window seats for the views.

Real Engineering explains just how these windows can be larger than other long-haul planes. The short answer? Composite materials and the role they play in this new aircraft.

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