B742

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 VC-25
BOEING E-4
BOEING 747-200

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 (metric)
59.60 m
Length (metric)
70.60 m
Height (metric)
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(s)
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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