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How Long Are The Wings? Not Wingspan.  
User currently offlineUal747 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (11 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 1987 times:

When measuring wingspan, they measure from one tip to the other tip. What I want to know, is how long are the wings from the body to the tip at the leading edge, the longest part of the wing. I need to know for these types of aircraft.

744
772
773ER
767
764
330
340
346

Thanks

UAL747

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User currently offlineOPNLguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (11 years 6 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 1931 times:

You might check the sites for Boeing/AB for technical specs and dimesnions.

In any event, wingspan minus fuselage diameter divided by 2 should do it...



User currently offlineUal747 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (11 years 6 months 2 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 1893 times:

No, that doesn't work. A wing itself when laid out is quite a bit longer than measured wingspand. Wings are angled back, therefore reducing the overall wingspand. The length of the wing itself is different than wingspan. I want to know what the length of the wing is from the fuselage down the leading edge of the wing to the tip.

UAL747


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