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Boeing Boeing 747-8

The Boeing 747-8 is a four-engined long-range widebody airliner with a capacity of maximum 605 passengers in a partial double deck configuration produced by the American manufacturer Boeing Commercial Airplanes. It is also available as a cargo freighter 747-8F.

The 747-8 is a development of the 747-400. The main changes are new wings with increased wing span, new engines, a longer fuselage and new avionics. The General Electric GEnx series is the single available engine option for the 747-8. The passengers variant is designated 747-8i international. The 747-8F can carry a payload of 133 tonnes with a volume of 693 m³ (24462 ft³) in the main cargo deck. The 747-8i is now the world's longest airliner.


Specifications for the Boeing 747-8
Crew 2  
Passengers typ. 467, max. 605  
Propulsion 4 Turbofan Engines  
Engine Model General Electric GEnx-2B67B  
Engine Power (each) 295,8 kN 66498 lbf
max. Cruise Speed 917 km/h 495 kts
      570 mph
Mmo (max. Mach) Mach 0.9  
Service Ceiling 13.137 m 43.100 ft
Range 14.816 (8.130) km 8.000 (4.390) NM
    9.206 (5.052) mi.
Empty Weight 213.188 (190.962) kg 470.000 (421.000) lbs
max. Takeoff Weight 447.696 kg 987.000 lbs
max. Landing Weight 312.072 kg 688.000 lbs
Wing Span 68,45 m 224 ft 7 in
Wing Area 554,0 m² 5963 ft²
Length 76,25 m 250 ft 2 in
Height 19,36 m 63 ft 6 in
First Flight 08.02.2010 (747-8F), 20.03.2011 (747-8i)  
Production Status in production  
Developed from Boeing 747-400  
ICAO Code B748  
IATA Code 74H 74N  
Data for (Version) Boeing 747-8 (747-8F)  
Variants 747-8, 747-8F  

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