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Boeing 747. A photo. Video. Driving compartment. Characteristics. Reviews.

Jumbo Jet, aka Boeing 747 - chetyrehdvigatelny, wide-body passenger aircraft with two decks for long aviamigistraley. Boeing 747 long remained the largest passenger plane until it appeared airliner Airbus A380.

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The program to create a Boeing 747 started in 1966 year. And in January, 1970, the first aircraft began to flow into commercial airlines. When designing the Boeing company, it was necessary to build a new construction hangar near Seattle so that the first model, the Boeing 747-100, could fit there.

Series -100, -200 and -300

The first modification, 747-100, has a length on the order of 70 meters and a height of 20 meters with a wingspan of 60 meters. Its weight was 162 tons. In order to cover the flight distance of about ten thousand kilometers, special engines were developed for it by Pratt & Whitney. Later, engines from General Electric and Rolls Royce were used. The "hundredth" version includes an improved model 747-100B, as well as a short-range version with a passenger capacity of up to 550 people - 747-100SR (Short Range), designed specifically for short flights between the Japanese islands.

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"Two hundred" series received a higher initial weight and greater range. In the 747-200B version, it is 10800 kilometers. The undoubted advantage was the ability to easily adapt passenger planes to freight (747-200F), as well as combined (747-200C, 747-200M). And the option -200C has undergone further improvements in terms of cargo transportation. One of these improvements was a flip nose. In 1983, the Boeing 747-300 rose to the sky. Ego main characteristics have been increased. Flight range is now 12300 kilometers. The upper deck has been extended. And consequently the number of passenger seats increased. The series also includes cargo-passenger options - 747-300М and 747-300SR intended, like -200SR for domestic flights in Japan.

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The most successful version 747-400 and 747-8 new

The 747-400 model boasts that it is the best-selling Boeing. It was put into operation in 1989 year. In comparison with 747-300, it has an improved wing, more powerful engines, improved quality of the interior. 747-400 achieves maximum flight range without landing for refueling 13,5 thousand kilometers and can fly at speeds up to 913 kilometers per hour. On the decks of the "four hundredth" can accommodate up to 524 passengers. Also, the cargo version of the liner was released, the 747-400F model, combined, the 747-400M model, for short runs - 747-400D and 747-400ER version for longer flights. Production of the Boeing 747-400 ended in December 2009, with the advent of a new model of Boeing 747-8, the first flight of which took place in February 2010. Presented are two versions of the aircraft, the passenger 747-8I and the freight 747-8F. Both models are equipped with GE's new energy-saving engines, which improves fuel efficiency and reduces harmful emissions.

The modified Boeing 747 American president is capable of speeds up to 1000 km per hour. Thanks to the excellent technical characteristics it is called "Plane Apocalypse.

Boeing 747-400ER features:

  • Length: 70,6 m.
  • Height: 19,4 m.
  • Wingspan: 64,4 m.
  • Wing area: 541 sq.m.
  • Empty weight: 180,8 tonnes
  • The diameter of the fuselage: 6,5 m.
  • Maximum speed: 988 km / h.
  • Flight range: 14200 km.
  • Number of seats: 416-524 Places
  • Crew: 2 person

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