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Boeing 747 - the largest passenger aircraft from Boeing

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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 aircraft in the world, a record broken by the Airbus A380 with its entry into commercial service. 

Boeing 747 aircraft

The first flight operated by an aircraft 747 took place on February 9, 1969, and the first official scheduled flight was made by Pan American World Airways on January 22, 1970, on the New York - London flight. Among the first airlines to order a Boeing 747 are British Airways, United Airlines, Korean Air and Lufthansa.

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 - documentary

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