B743

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