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Boeing 747-300

The Boeing 747-300 is a four-engined long-range widebody airliner with a capacity of maximum 608 passengers in a partial double deck configuration produced by the American manufacturer Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

The Boeing 747-300 is a development of the Boeing 747-200 with a stretched upper passenger deck and more powerful engines. The engine options are: Pratt and Whitney JT9D-7R4G2 or General Electric CF6-50E2, CF6-80C2B1, or Rolls-Royce RB211-524B2-19, RB211-524C2-19, RB211-524D4-19, RB211-524D4-39. The 747-300SR can carry up to 624 passengers.


Specifications for the Boeing 747-300
Crew 3  
Passengers 412 / 496, max. 660  
Propulsion 4 Turbofan Engines  
Engine Model Rolls-Royce RB.211-524D4-19  
Engine Power (each) 231,3 kN 52000 lbf
alternative Engine Variant    
Engine Model General Electric CF6-50E2  
Engine Power (each) 230,4 kN 51800 lbf
alternative Engine Variant    
Engine Model Pratt & Whitney JT9D-7R4G2  
Engine Power (each) 243,5 kN 54750 lbf
Speed 969 km/h 523 kts
      602 mph
Mmo (max. Mach) Mach 0.92  
Service Ceiling 13.747 m 45.100 ft
Range 12.401 km 6.696 NM
    7.706 mi.
Empty Weight 173.030 kg 381.530 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight 340.100 kg 750.000 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 70,60 m 231 ft 8 in
Height 19,33 m 63 ft 5 in
First Flight 05.10.1982  
Production Status out of production  
Production Range 1983-1990  
Total Production 81  
Developed from Boeing 747-200  
ICAO Code B743  
IATA Code 743 74D 74U  
Data for (Version) Boeing 747-300  
Variants 747-300M, 747-300SR  

Aircraft lost, damaged and hijacked:
Date Aircraft type Reg. Airline Location Fatal Cat.
17-Jul-10 Boeing 747-306M HS-VAC Phuket Airlines, op.for Saudi Arabian Cairo Intern... 0 crashed
19-Oct-94 Boeing 747-312 VH-INH Ansett Australia Sydney-Kings... 0 damaged
02-May-97 Boeing 747-357 HB-IGE Swissair Zürich-Klote... 0 damaged
25-Mar-08 Boeing 747-357 TF-ARS Air Atlanta Icelandic, op.for Saudi Arabian Dhaka-Zia In... 0 crashed
23-Aug-01 Boeing 747-368 HZ-AIO Saudi Arabian Kuala Lumpur... 0 destroyed
16-Feb-11 Boeing 747-368 HZ-AIS Saudi Arabian Madinah-Moha... 0 crashed
16-Mar-85 Boeing 747-3B3 F-GDUA UTA Paris-Charle... 0 destroyed
23-Sep-13 Boeing 747-3B3 EP-MNE Mahan Air Kerman Inter... 0 damaged
06-Aug-97 Boeing 747-3B5 HL7468 Korean Air near Guam-Agana I... 228 crashed