Boeing 747 - Boeing's largest passenger plane
Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet) is a long-haul, long-haul, large-capacity, four-seater passenger aircraft produced by the American company Boeing. It is a widebody aircraft.
For 35 years (1970-2005), Jumbo Jet held the record for the largest passenger plane in the world, a record set by Airbus A380 as it entered commercial service.
Boeing 747 aircraft
The first flight operated by an aircraft 747 took place on 9 February 1969, and the first official line flight was made by Pan American World Airways on 22 January 1970, on the New York - London flight. British Airways, United Airlines, Korean Air and Lufthansa are among the first airlines to operate Boeing 747.
The first flight operated by Boeing 747 - 1969
family Boeing 747 aircraft consists of models: 747-100, Boeing 747-200, 747-300, 747-400 (introduced in 2007 and most used today), Boeing 747-8I (747-8 Intercontinental - the newest version).
Until January 2012, Boeing registered orders for approximately 1500 aircraft in the 747 family. During this time he built and delivered over 1400 aircraft.
Assembling a Jumbo Jet aircraft
This model is used for long and very long races, having a cruise speed of up to 918km / h and a range of up to 14,800Km, especially the 747-8I.
Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental - document