Boeing 747-8

Boeing announced a new 747 variant, the 747-8, 14 November 2005.Conocido as the 747 Advanced prior to launch, the 747-8 uses the same engine and cockpit technology as the 787, so Therefore, the use of “8”. The varianteestá designed to be quieter, cheaper and more environmentally friendly. The 747-8 fuselage is lengthened from 232 to 251 feet (70.8 to 76.4 m), [160] which marks the first installment of the variant of the aircraft. Power is supplied by General Electric GEnx-2B67 engines. [145]

The first Boeing 747-8 freighter on its maiden flight
The 747-8 Freighter or 747-8F, is derived from the 747-400ERF. The variant has a capacity of 16 percent more cargo than its predecessor, which allows you aotros seven standard containers air freight, with a maximum load capacity of 154 tons (140 tons) of cargo [161] Like in anteriorescargueros 747, 747. – 8F has an overhead door paraayudar nose in the loading and unloading. The 747-8F made its first flight on February 8, 2010. [162] [163] The variant received his certificate type modification Faay joint European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) on August 19, 2011. [164] El-8F was delivered to Cargolux on October 12, 2011. [165]
The passenger version, called the 747-8 Intercontinental or 747-8I is designed to carry up to 467 passengers in a 3-class configuration and fly more than 8,000 nm (15,000 km) at Mach 0.855. As a derivative of the already common from 747 to 400, the 747-8 has the economic benefit of similar training and interchangeable parts. [166] The type of the first test flight took place on 20 marzode 2011. [167] When the 747-8 enters service, which exceed the Airbus A340-600 passenger comoavión longest in the world. The first-8I is to be delivered in early 2012 to Lufthansa. [168] The 747-8 has received 106 total orders, including 70 for 36 for the 8F-8I as of December 2011.


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