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PSS B747/400 Landing Weight

Sun Nov 18, 2001 5:29 am

Hello to all virtual pilots

I have a simple question: I have the PSS 747/400 aircraft and I would like to know what is the minimum safe landing weight for that type of aicraft.

Best regards

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RE: PSS B747/400 Landing Weight

Sun Nov 18, 2001 7:25 am

British Airways Boeing 747-400

Data Informations here....

Total in service:

Future deliveries/options:

Up to 409 passengers and 37,400 lbs (17.1 tonnes) of cargo

First Class - 14 individual Private Cabins
New Club World - 55 x 2:3:2 and 2:2, @ 50" (127 cm) pitch (Lite - 55 x 2:3:2 and 2:2 @ 50" (127 cm) pitch)
(Lite - 55 x 2:3:2 and 2:2 @ 50" pitch)
World Traveller - 332 x 3:4:3, @ 31" pitch
(Lite - 340 x 3:4:3 @ 31 ins (79cm) pitch)

7,178 miles (11,485 kms)
ULD Configuration: Compartment 1 - Six AKC/AKE
Compartment 2 - Two AAU plus four AKC/AKE
Compartment 3 - Two AAU
Compartment 4 - Two AAU plus four AKC
Compartment 5 - Bulk-loaded cargo only

Four Rolls-Royce RB211-524Hs, each producing 60,300 lbs (268 KN) thrust

Take-off speed:
207 mph (334 kph)

Cruising speed and height:
575 mph (927 kph/Mach 0.85), at 35,000 ft (10,668 m)

Landing speed:
183 mph (295 kph)

Autoland capability:
Category 3B (DH, 0 ft; landing RVR, 100 m; take-off RVR, 100 m)

231 ft 11 ins (70.7 m)

213 ft (64.9 m)

63 ft 4 ins (19.3 m)

Fuselage width:
20 ft 11 ins (6.4 m)

Fuel capacity:
47,718 Imperial gallons (216,902 litres/173,520 kgs)

Fuel consumption:
2,813 Imperial gallons (12,788 litres/10,230 kgs) per hour

Maximum take-off weight:
875,000 lbs (396.89 tonnes)

Landing gear:
16 main wheels (tyres 200 lbs sq in), two nose wheels (tyres 175 lbs sq in)

Flight crew:
Two pilots (On long sectors, one-two relief pilots are also carried)

Cabin crew:
Up to 17 depending on sector length

13.66 hours/day average an aircraft


Average age:
5.1 years

Longhaul, mainly to North and South America, South Africa, the Far East and Australasia

Hopes this will help....

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RE: PSS B747/400 Landing Weight

Sun Nov 18, 2001 11:43 am

The maximum landing weight of the B747-400 is 635,000lbs. If you need help, do drop me an email, I can help you on the B744.

See ya and enjoy flying

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RE: PSS B747/400 Landing Weight

Tue Nov 20, 2001 9:12 am

Take-off speed:
207 mph (334 kph
You sure it is this fast?Alex
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RE: PSS B747/400 Landing Weight

Tue Nov 20, 2001 9:27 am

Take-off speed of a plane varies. It depends on the weight. A light B747 can rotate at 137 knots. A fully loaded B747-400 rotates at 170 knots. Nothing higher than this.

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