BOEING 747-300

Aircraft
Name: 
747-300
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 747-300

B743

Long range, high capacity wide-body airliner. In service since 1983. Initial model of second generation of B747 family with stretched upper deck. Production ceased in 1990. 81 aircraft were delivered, 78 remain in service in 1999.

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

4 x P&W JT9D-7R4G2 (243.2 kN) or
4 x GE CF6-50E2 (235.2 kN) or
4 x R-R RB211-524D4 (236,3 kN) or
4 x GE CF6-80CB1 (252,2 kN) turbofans.

Engine Model: 
General Electric CF6, Pratt & Whitney JT9D, Rolls-Royce RB211
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2: 
178 kts
Distance: 
3300 m
MTOW: 
374850 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS: 
230 kts
ROC: 
2000 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS: 
300 kts
ROC: 
1500
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS: 
300 kts
ROC: 
1500 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH: 
0.75
ROC: 
1000 ft/min
Cruise
TAS: 
491 kts
MACH: 
0.84
Ceiling: 
450
Range: 
6691 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH: 
0.85
ROD: 
1000 ft/min
Descent (to FL100)
IAS: 
290 kts
ROD: 
2500 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS: 
250 kts
MCS: 
250 kts
ROD: 
1500 ft/min
Approach
Vapp (IAS): 
160 kts
Distance: 
2200 m

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