Aviation Photo #1639517 Boeing 747-428 - Air France

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Can you imagine how many tons the tow truck is lifting right now ?
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    Zaninger Jonathan
    Air France
    Boeing 747-428
    Boeing 747-400 (AL-1)
    Boeing 747-400 (AL-1)
    Boeing
    32871
    1343
    F-GITJ
    Paris - Charles de Gaulle (Roissy)
    France
    December 23, 2009
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Anonymous
7 years ago
This Big Lady will be my favourite for ever . . .
Regards from Suat
Anonymous
7 years ago
Not many, the CG is aprox. over the wing, so not much to be lifted on the nose wheel...nice picture!!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Spectacular angle!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Not very many at all !
Anonymous
7 years ago
And how many tons will be flying at around 0.9 mach so high in the sky? This picture is just beautiful. Good job! Love the 747!
Anonymous
7 years ago
Just a few tons will do.
It it were more there would be a lot more wheels to lift
Anonymous
7 years ago
The tow truck is hardly lifting any weight at all. Aircraft are balanced in a way that the front gear bears almost no weight.
Anonymous
7 years ago
Won't be that much, about a tenth of the total weight or so. 30 metric tonnes or so.
Anonymous
7 years ago
This shot just shows how big...what! Is this a clean AF plane?? Great shot by the way :)

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