Boeing delivered 1500 from 747 aircraft
On 28 June 2014, at a ceremony held in Everett, Washington, Boeing celebrated the 1500 747 aircraft delivered. The aircraft arrived in the Lufthansa fleet and is the 747-8i, the 14 aircraft of this type in the German carrier fleet. The Boeing 747-830 aircraft has the D-ABYP (MSN 37839) designation, and has an anniversary logo on the fuselage.
Boeing 747 is the first widebody aircraft in aviation history to reach the 1.500 threshold of units delivered. Its special shape (a cockroach) makes it easy to recognize, and passengers have always voted as their favorite plane.
Boeing 747 is a long and very long-haul four-seater, large and very large passenger car aircraft manufactured by Boeing. It is a two-color plane (large diameter or wide body). For 35 years (1970-2005) held the record for the largest passenger plane in the world, a record set by Airbus A380. Due to its size, it was also called Jumbo Jet.
The first flight by a Boeing 747 took place on 9 February 1969, and the first official scheduled flight was 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 Boeing 747 family is made up of Boeing 747-100, Boeing 747-200, Boeing 747-300, Boeing 747-400 (introduced in 1989 and most used today), Boeing 747-8I (747-XINUMC-XNUMC new - 8-2011).
The first flight operated by a Boeing 747 aircraft was recorded on 9 February 1969. It was introduced to the operational service along with Pan American World Airways, on 22 January 1970.
Lufthansa was the first airline in Europe with Boeing 747 in the fleet, the plane being received at 10 March 1970. On 26 April 1970, the first Boeing 747 Lufthansa flew on the Frankfurt - New York route. In 44 years, Lufthansa ordered 81 from 747 aircraft and received over 75 from units.
The story of a successful plane - Boeing 747.