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Boeing 747-100

The Boeing 747-100 is a four-engined long-range widebody airliner with a capacity of maximum 480 passengers in a partial double deck configuration produced by the American manufacturer Boeing Commercial Airplanes. It was the first Jumbo Jet version.

The Boeing 747-100 was the world's first widebody airliner and the first commercial aircraft with high bypass turbofan engines. The engine options are: For the 747-100 Pratt & Whitney JT9D-3/-3A or JT9D-7/-7A/-7F/-7J, for the 747-100B Pratt and Whitney JT9D-7A/-7F or Rolls Royce RB2ll-524, for the 747-100SR General Electric CF6-45A/45-A2 or CF6-50E2 or Pratt and Whitney JT9D-7/-7A.


Specifications for the Boeing 747-100
Crew 3  
Passengers 366 / 452, max. 480  
Propulsion 4 Turbofan Engines  
Engine Model Pratt & Whitney JT9D-7F  
Engine Power (each) 208,0 kN 46750 lbf
Speed 969 km/h 523 kts
      602 mph
Mmo (max. Mach) Mach 0.92  
Service Ceiling 13.747 m 45.100 ft
Range 9.801 km 5.292 NM
    6.090 mi.
Empty Weight 162.500 kg 358.000 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight 322.100 kg 710.000 lbs
max. Landing Weight 255.800 kg 564.000 lbs
Wing Span 59,64 m 195 ft 8 in
Wing Area 511,0 m² 5500 ft²
Length 70,51 m 231 ft 4 in
Height 19,33 m 63 ft 5 in
First Flight 09.02.1969  
Production Status out of production  
Production Range 1969-1986  
Total Production 250  
ICAO Code B741 BSCA  
IATA Code 741 747 74F 74M 74R  
Data for (Version) Boeing 747-100  
Variants 747-100B, 747-100SR, 747SP, 747-100B SUD  

Aircraft lost, damaged and hijacked:
Date Aircraft type Reg. Airline Location Fatal Cat.
20-Oct-04 Boeing 747-132SF N709CK Kalitta Air near Lake Michiga... 0 damaged
28-Dec-97 Boeing 747-122 N4723U United Airlines near Tokyo 1 crashed
12-Nov-96 Boeing 747-168B HZ-AIH Saudi Arabian near Charki Dadri 312 crashed
17-Jul-96 Boeing 747-131 N93119 TWA near East Moriche... 230 crashed
20-Dec-95 Boeing 747-136 N605FF Tower Air New York-Joh... 0 crashed
23-Oct-95 Boeing 747-121 (SCD) N613FF Tower Air Miami Intern... 0 damaged
31-Mar-93 Boeing 747-121 N473EV JAL, lsf Evergreen International Anchorage In... 0 damaged
18-Feb-91 Boeing 747-136 G-AWND British Airways Kuwait Inter... 0 destroyed
24-Feb-89 Boeing 747-122 N4713U United Airlines near Hawaii 9 damaged
21-Dec-88 Boeing 747-121A N739PA Pan Am Lockerbie 259+ 11 destroyed
09-May-88 Boeing 747-136 G-AWND British Airways near Chicago-O'Ha... 0 damaged
05-Sep-86 Boeing 747-121 N656PA Pan Am Karachi-Quai... 20 hijacked
15-Dec-85 Boeing 747-136 G-AWNE British Airways Boston-Logan... 0 damaged
04-Aug-83 Boeing 747-121 N738PA Pan Am Karachi Inte... 0 crashed
11-Aug-82 Boeing 747-121 N754PA Pan Am near Hawaii 1 destroyed
27-Dec-79 Boeing 747-121SF N771PA Pan Am London-Heath... 0 damaged
27-Mar-77 Boeing 747-121 N736PA Pan Am Tenerife-Nor... 335 crashed
09-May-76 Boeing 747-131F May-04 Iran AF near Madrid 17 crashed
03-Dec-75 Boeing 747-123F (SCD) OD-AGC TMA Athens-Ellin... 0 damaged
12-Jun-75 Boeing 747-128 N28888 Air France Bombay-Santa... 0 crashed
16-May-75 Boeing 747-136 G-AWNB British Airways near Glasgow-Pres... 0 damaged
20-Nov-74 Boeing 747-130 D-ABYB Lufthansa Nairobi Inte... 59 crashed
15-Dec-72 Boeing 747-151 N602US Northwest Airlines Miami Intern... 0 damaged
30-Jul-71 Boeing 747-121 N747PA Pan Am San Francisc... 0 damaged
06-Sep-70 Boeing 747-121 N752PA Pan Am Cairo Intern... 0 destroyed
02-Aug-70 Boeing 747-121 N736PA Pan Am Havana-José ... 0 hijacked