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B747-400 (how Many Versions?)

Sun Sep 24, 2000 1:12 pm

I was browsing the BA web site and saw that BA operates the new 747-400 lite version and I noticed that Virgin Atlantic operates the "newest" version of the 744....what is that? In other words how many 744 types are there? thanks
 
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RE: B747-400 (how Many Versions?)

Sun Sep 24, 2000 1:15 pm

I think Virgin Atlantic meant that they are now operating the newest version of the B747 family, the B747-400. However, I'm not sure though... but I belive that's true.

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RE: B747-400 (how Many Versions?)

Sun Sep 24, 2000 1:27 pm

I've heard of these versions:

-Standard
-Combi
-Freighter
-Domestic
-Lite
-IGW
 
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Lite/IGW/Standard

Sun Sep 24, 2000 4:35 pm

Hello,

That would be interesting if someone could give us the specifications of these three versions, as Boeing.com only gives that of what must be the Standard:

Engines
Maximum thrust

Pratt & Whitney PW4062
63,300 lb (28,710 kg)

Rolls-Royce RB211-524H
59,500 lb (26,990 kg)

General Electric CF6-80C2B5F
62,100 lb (27,945 kg)

Maximum Fuel Capacity
57,285 U.S. gal (216,840 L)

Maximum Takeoff Weight
875,000 lb (396,890 kg)

Maximum Range
8,430 statute miles (13,570 km) Typical city pairs: Los Angeles-Hong Kong, Los Angeles-Sydney, Singapore-London

Boeing.com


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