BOEING 747-200

Aircraft
Name: 
747-200
Manufacturer: 
Body: 
Wide
Wing: 
Fixed Wing
Position: 
Low wing
Tail: 
Regular tail, mid set
WTC
H
APC
D
Type Code: 
L4J
RFF Category: 
9
Engine: 
Jet
Engine Count: 
Multi
Position: 
Underwing mounted
Landing gear: 
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
BOEING 747-200
BOEING E-4
BOEING VC-25

B742

Long range, high capacity wide-body airliner. In service since 1971. Represents the first generation of 747 family. More powerful development of 747-100, with higher weight. Last aircraft was delivered in 1991. Boeing delivered 396 747-200. Approx. 360 remain in service in 1999. US mil. type: E-4 command post and VC-25 presidential transport.

The B742 is member of the B747 family of aircraft.

Technical Data
Wing span: 
59.60 m
Length: 
70.60 m
Height: 
19.30 m
Powerplant: 

4 x P&W JT9D-7RG2 (243.5 kN) or
4 x GE CF6-50E2 (233.5 kN) or
4 x R-R RB211-524D4 (236.5 kN) turbofans.

Engine Model: 
General Electric CF6, Pratt & Whitney JT9D, Rolls-Royce RB211
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2: 
173 kts
Distance: 
3200 m
MTOW: 
374850 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS: 
220 kts
ROC: 
1000 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS: 
300 kts
ROC: 
1500
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS: 
300 kts
ROC: 
1200 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH: 
0.82
ROC: 
1000 ft/min
Cruise
TAS: 
495 kts
MACH: 
0.84
Ceiling: 
450
Range: 
6865 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH: 
0.84
ROD: 
1000 ft/min
Descent (to FL100)
IAS: 
290 kts
ROD: 
3000 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS: 
n/a
MCS: 
250 kts
ROD: 
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS): 
150 kts
Distance: 
1900 m

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