Boeing 747-300
Boeing 747-300

Boeing 747-300. A photo. Video. Characteristics. Interior layout. Reviews.



Boeing 747-300, is a long-haul, widebody, passenger aircraft developed by the American company «Boeing Commercial Airplanes». Boeing 747-300, a model with a stretched upper deck, which can accommodate up to 69 passengers in economy class. The total capacity of the aircraft, as compared to the previous models has also increased. In economy class, it is 580 seats. The two-class configuration, the economy and business, the plane can carry passengers 496.

Boeing 747-300 photo

Boeing 747-300 plane

Boeing 747-300, did not become the first aircraft in the family Boeing 747With a stretched upper deck. Before him, the increased upper deck, larger capacity, was offered on two Boeing 747-100SR, set in Japan.

Also at Boeing 747-300, in the passenger compartment, lifting the upper deck is used straight stairs instead of the screw as the earlier models of the family.

Initially, the Boeing 747-300 project was named as the 747SUD (Stretched Upper Deck), then as the 747 EUD (Extended Upper Deck). But in 1980 it was given its current designation. The first commercial order for the Boeing 747-300 was placed by Swissair on June 11, 1980.

Due to the lengthening of the upper deck, two emergency exits were placed on it. The aircraft was powered by four Pratt & Whitney JT9D-7R4G2 turbojet bypass engines with a thrust of 243,5 kN. Versions with other engines were also produced. In particular, CF6-50E2s engines and updated CF6-80C2B1s, manufactured by General Electric, as well as RB211-524-D4s engines from RollsRoyce were used. In general, the take-off weight remained at the level of the previous versions, and, depending on the type of engine, averaged about 352 tons.


Boeing 747-300 photo salon

Boeing 747-300 Salon

His first flight of the aircraft made in October 5 1982 years, and after passing all the tests in March 28 1983 years, it was delivered to the airline «Swissair». Further operators airliner Boeing 747-300 steel airline "Saudia"," SIA ", Australian"Qantas"Airlines and Hong Kong"Cathay Pacific».

Apart from the basic passenger versions were offered the option of 747-300SR, reduced flight range, designed primarily for regional airlines, and supplied to the company «Japan Airlines», as well as cargo-modification - 747-300M.

The production of the Boeing 747-300 aircraft continued until the more advanced Boeing 747-400 was put into operation, and later became popular. The last Boeing 747-300 was delivered in September 1990 to the Belgian airline Sabena.

During production from 1983 to 1990, 81 aircraft were produced, versions of the Boeing 747-300, of which 56 units of the basic passenger version, 4 units of the 747-300SR version and 21 aircraft of the 747-300M modification.


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Boeing 747-300 interior scheme

777 300 interior scheme


Boeing 747-300 aircraft specifications:


  • The first flight of Boeing 747-300: 5 years 1982 October
  • Production Years: c 1983 1990 year on year
  • Length: 70,66 m.
  • Height: 19,33 m.
  • Wingspan: 59,64 m.
  • The width of the passenger compartment: 6,1 m.
  • Empty weight: 174134 kg.
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 351535 kg.
  • Wing area: 510,92 sq.m.
  • Cruising speed: 907 km / h..
  • Maximum speed: 939 km / h..
  • Ceiling: 13750 m.
  • Range: 12400 km.
  • Engines: 4 x Pratt & Whitney JT9D-7R4G2 turbojet engine (243,5 kN), General Electric CF6-50E2s (233,5 kN), CF6-80C2B1s (252,2 kN), RollsRoyce RB211-524-D4s (236,3 kN)
  • Crew: 3 people (2 pilots, 1 flight engineer)
  • Number of seats: 580 seats in economy class


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Boeing 747-300. Video.


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