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BOEING 747 LCF

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BLCF
Aircraft
Name 747 LCF
Manufacturer BOEING
Body Wide
Wing Fixed Wing
Type code L4J
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi
Mass group 5


Manufacturered as:

BOEING Dreamlifter
BOEING 747-400LCF Dreamlifter


BOEING 747 LCF

BOEING 747 LCF

Description

The Boeing 747 Large Cargo Freighter (LCF), Dreamlifter, is a wide-body cargo aircraft. Constructed by drastic modifications to an existing Boeing 747-400, the Dreamlifter is used exclusively for transporting aircraft parts to Boeing from suppliers around the world. The BLCF is member of the B747 family of aircraft.

Technical Data

Wing span 64.4 m211.286 ft
Length 71.68 m235.171 ft
Height 21.54 m70.669 ft
Powerplant 4 x 282 kN PW 4062 turbofans.
Engine model Pratt & Whitney PW4000

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) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 474 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH 0.82 ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance m
MTOW 364235364,235 kg
364.235 tonnes
kg
Ceiling FL430 ROD ft/min APC
WTC Range 42004,200 nm
7,778,400 m
7,778.4 km
25,519,685.058 ft
NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving BLCF

None on SKYbrary