Dec 052011
British Boeing 747

Boeing 747








Manufacturer: Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Introduced: January 1970 (Pan Am)

Length: 231-250 ft *

Wingspan:  195-224 ft *

Weight: 735,000 -970,000 lbs *

Cruising  Speed: 570 mph

Range:  7,260 nautical miles

Fuel Capacity:  48,445-64,225 gal *

Trivia:  After it was decommissioned, the first commercial 747, the Juan T. Trippe, was shipped to South Korea and turned into a restaurant.  The restaurant was closed in 2009 and sadly the plane was demolished in 2010.

Boeing 747 sp getting ready for take off

Boeing 747 SP









*Higher number are variants



 Leave a Reply

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>