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747´s Shortest Takeoff Roll  
User currently offlineCathay744 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (9 years 7 months 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 6207 times:

What is the shortest takeoff roll for aq fully loaded 747?

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User currently offlineLY744 From Canada, joined Feb 2001, 5536 posts, RR: 10
Reply 1, posted (9 years 7 months 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 6156 times:

If by fully loaded you mean at MTOW, then it would be ~10000-10500' depending on type of engine. This is of cousre assuming 0 ASL airport elevation, no wind or runway slope taken into account etc.

Here, have a look for yourself:

http://www.boeing.com/assocproducts/aircompat/acaps/7474sec3.pdf

http://www.boeing.com/assocproducts/aircompat/plan_manuals.html


LY744.



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User currently offlineArmitageShanks From UK - England, joined Dec 2003, 3620 posts, RR: 15
Reply 2, posted (9 years 7 months 3 days 11 hours ago) and read 6032 times:

I've seen Air Force One use about 4,000 feet.

User currently offlineQ330 From Australia, joined Dec 2003, 1460 posts, RR: 21
Reply 3, posted (9 years 7 months 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 6005 times:

Here's a pretty cool video that illustrates 744 short-field performance (9 MB):

http://www.anthonyjhicks.com/ajh/media.nsf/go!OpenAgent&protocol=ftp&id=4637133D485FB939CA256CEC000DF419

Of course, this one's not even close to fully loaded so it doesn't directly address your question.


-Q



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User currently offlineNorthwest 777 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 224 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (9 years 7 months 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 5802 times:

Thats a pretty cool video! How many feet do you suppose that was?

User currently offlineBoeing Nut From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (9 years 7 months 16 hours ago) and read 5544 times:

I'm betting just over 2,000. That was freakin' aewsome!!!!!!!

User currently offlineTinPusher007 From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 977 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 5212 times:

Any lightly loaded airplane will have pretty impressive take-off performance. I saw an empty 757 going from DAB to SFB use about 1500 to 2000'...pretty cool!


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User currently offlineMNeo From Bulgaria, joined Mar 2004, 776 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 5196 times:

I belive that the 747SP had the shortest takeoff roll. Maybe someone has seen one in executive configuration.


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User currently offlineAJ From Australia, joined Nov 1999, 2389 posts, RR: 24
Reply 8, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 5169 times:

Strange, I never once heard Kylie Minogue whilst taking off in the -400. Oh well.

For a Boeing 747-438 departing in ISA conditions, nil wind at sea level with Flap 20 and Full Rating the takeoff field length required is 3400 metres from brakes release to 35 feet.


User currently offlineGecko From Singapore, joined Sep 2004, 68 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 5150 times:

I was actually at Avalon Airshow and witnessed that takeoff whilst soaking the hospitatility of Shell corporate tent.

Let me tell you it was an awesome sight first hand. Although as is normal with airshows displays such as that are sometimes dwarfed when you have F/A 18's F 111's and the like doing what they do.

All the same it was pretty impressive as it rotated pretty well right in front of us.


User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 29795 posts, RR: 58
Reply 10, posted (9 years 6 months 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 5110 times:

You get a light airplane and a good headwind and you can see some amazingly short rolls.




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User currently offlineOzLAME From Australia, joined Feb 2005, 338 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (9 years 6 months 1 week 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 4771 times:

I know a QF Captain, he told me once he did a max performance T/O off Rwy 34L at YSSY in an empty 767; he said that by the northern end of the runway he was at 6000', I'd have liked to see that


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User currently offlineAJ From Australia, joined Nov 1999, 2389 posts, RR: 24
Reply 12, posted (9 years 6 months 1 week 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 4650 times:

The 767 is a different ball game! Last week with 250 souls on board on a hot and still day the Captain pressed EPR and good old VH-ZXG dumped the derate and applied full thrust. After babbling to get "Eighty knots Vee One Rotate" out we were airborne by taxiway Golf on Runway 16R and climbing like the proverbial homesick angel.

That being said I've got shots of VH-OJH and VH-OEI doing the same thing!


User currently offlineOzLAME From Australia, joined Feb 2005, 338 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (9 years 6 months 1 week 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 4632 times:

I have noticed the difference in acceleration between a 76 and a 74 Anthony, actually I might have seen that t/o in 'ZXG, not too sure about the 'old' part though.

How about long takeoffs? I came back to Sydney from Johannesburg (the night of the Bali Bombings as it happened). I knew it was going to be interesting when I overheard a conversation about how much fuel the APU had burnt as I waited at the end of the jetway. We lined up and started trundling forward without any real sense of acceleration at all, we eventually got airborne after a 62 second roll.



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