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B748

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B748
Name 747-8
Manufacturer BOEING
Body Wide
Wing Fixed Wing
Position Low swept wing (Raked wings)
Tail Regular tail, low set
WTC Heavy
APC E
Type code L4J
RFF Category 10
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi
Position (Front) Wing leading mounted
Landing gear Tricycle retractable
Mass group 5


Manufacturered as:

BOEING 747-8


BOEING 747-8

BOEING 747-8 BOEING 747-8 3D

Description

The Boeing 747-8 is a widebody commercial airliner developed as a 'stretch' of the Boeing 747-400. It has a lengthened fuselage and redesigned wings and is the largest version of the 747. It is available in both passenger (747-8I) and freighter (747-8F) variants. The B748 is member of the B747 family of aircraft.

Technical Data

Wing span 68.45 m224.573 ft
Length 76.25 m250.164 ft
Height 19.35 m63.484 ft
Powerplant 4 x GEnx-2B67 (296 kN).
Engine model General Electric GEnx

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
Approach
V2 (IAS) 175 kts IAS 230 kts IAS 260 kts IAS 260 kts MACH 0.85 TAS 510 kts MACH 0.85 IAS 250 kts IAS 220 kts Vapp (IAS) 145 kts
Distance 3190 m ROC 2500 ft/min ROC 2000 ft/min ROC 1500 ft/min ROC 1000 ft/min MACH 0.855 ROD 1500 ft/min ROD 3000 ft/min MCS 210 kts Distance 2680 m
MTOW 447696447,696 kg
447.696 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL430 ROD 1500 ft/min APC E
WTC H Range 80008,000 nm
14,816,000 m
14,816 km
48,608,923.92 ft
NM


Accidents & Serious Incidents involving B748

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