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Boeing 747

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The Boeing 747 was the first wide-body jet airliner ever built, and one of the most iconic jet aircraft ever built. Until the introduction of the Airbus A380, the Boeing 747 was also the largest passenger transport aircraft ever to enter service.

Variants[edit]

  • 747-100: Initial Variant
  • Boeing 747-200: Improved range, more powerful engines, select airframes modified into RCAF and USAF VIP aircraft
    • 747-200M: Combi Variant
    • CC-180 Commander: Canadian VIP transport aircraft, modified ex-Air Canada Boeing 747-200Ms.
    • VC-25: USAF VIP transport aircraft commonly used as Air Force One.
  • 747-300: First production variant with stretched upper deck.
  • 747-400: Improved variant with Glass Cockpit, more efficient engines.
  • 747-8: Modernized variant with fuselage stretch, GENx engines, raked wingtips, systems derived from Boeing 787.

Users[edit]

  • Canada
    • Royal Canadian Air Force
  • Iran
    • Imperial Iranian Air Force/Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force
  • Japan
    • Japan Air Self-Defense Force
  • Republic of Korea
    • Republic of Korea Air Force
  • United States of America
    • United States Air Force


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