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Boeing 747-284B

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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 747-200 has more powerful engines, higher takeoff weights and longer range than the 100 version. It went into commercial service in 1971. Many of the remaining operational aircraft have now been converted to cargo operations.

Summary data for Boeing 747 200
Country of originFirst flightNo. builtNo. in serviceCrewPassengers
USA19703931003366 - 452


4 x General Electric CF6 (41500 - 69800 lbf), Pratt & Whitney JT9D (45800 - 56000 lbf) or Rolls Royce RB211-524 Series (42000 - 60600 lbf) turbofan engines.


Dimensions for Boeing 747 200
Length231 ft. 10 in.
Wing Span195 ft. 8 in.
Height63 ft. 8 in.
Empty Weight383,000 lbs.
Max Weight833,000 lbs.


Performance of Boeing 747 200
Max Speed587 mph
Cruise Speed555 mph
Ceiling35,000 ft.
Normal Range5,300nm
Max Range6,850nm

Updated 2nd June 2011

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