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Boeing 747-400

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At the Singapore Airshow 2012, Singapore Airlines transformed the cabin of this B747-400 into a "museum" showcasing the B747's service from 1973 to 2012.
After the airshow, this aircraft was given a fresh coat of white paint and the rest of the livery was touched up. On 6 April 2012, 9V-SPQ operated a Farewell B747 flight to Hong Kong and back - suffice to say that both flights were marked by nostalgia and emotions.
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Boeing 747-400

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16th February 2012
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The Boeing 747 often referred to by the nickname "Jumbo Jet" is among the world's most recognizable and most successful commercial aircraft used by many of the worlds leading airlines primarily for long haul international routes

The -400's winglets are the obvious external difference. Inside a new glass cockpit allows for a flight crew of 2 instead of the 3 required in previous versions. The 400 also has extra tail fuel tanks, revised engines and a new interior

Summary data for Boeing 747 400
Country of originFirst flightNo. builtNo. in serviceCrewPassengers
USA19884503502416 - 660


4 x General Electric CF6 (41500 - 69800 lbf) or Rolls Royce RB211-524 Series (42000 - 60600 lbf) turbofan engines.


Dimensions for Boeing 747 400
Length231 ft. 10 in.
Wing Span211 ft. 5 in.
Height63 ft. 8 in.
Empty Weight393,263 lbs.
Max Weight875,000 lbs.


Performance of Boeing 747 400
Max Speed608 mph
Cruise Speed567 mph
Ceiling35,000 ft.
Normal Range5,000nm
Max Range7,260nm (at MTOW)

Updated 2nd June 2011

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