BOEING 747SP

Aircraft
Name: 
747SP
Manufacturer: 
Body: 
Wide
Wing: 
Fixed Wing
Position: 
Low wing
Tail: 
Regular tail, mid set
WTC
H
APC
D
Type Code: 
L4J
RFF Category: 
8
Engine: 
Jet
Engine Count: 
Multi
Position: 
Underwing mounted
Landing gear: 
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
BOEING 747SP

B74S

Long range, high capacity wide-body airliner. In service since 1976. Shortened version of the B747-200 with a better performance (SP for Special Performance), optimised for African and Pacific long range non-stop services.

The B74S is member of the B747 family of aircraft.

Technical Data
Wing span: 
59.60 m
Length: 
56.30 m
Height: 
19.40 m
Powerplant: 

4 x P&W JT9D-1AW (218.4 kN) or
4 x GE CF6-45A2 (206.8 kN) or
4 x R-R RB 211-524B (222.8 kN) or
4 x R-R RB 211-524D4 (230 kN) turbofans.

Engine Model: 
General Electric CF6, Pratt & Whitney JT9D, Rolls-Royce RB211
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2: 
160 kts
Distance: 
2300 m
MTOW: 
304000 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS: 
190 kts
ROC: 
3000 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS: 
290 kts
ROC: 
3000
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS: 
290 kts
ROC: 
1900 ft/min
MACH Climb
MACH: 
0.80
ROC: 
1900 ft/min
Cruise
TAS: 
535 kts
MACH: 
0.88
Ceiling: 
451
Range: 
6650 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH: 
0.72
ROD: 
800 ft/min
Descent (to FL100)
IAS: 
290 kts
ROD: 
3000 ft/min
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS: 
250 kts
MCS: 
240 kts
ROD: 
1500 ft/min
Approach
Vapp (IAS): 
140 kts
Distance: 
2200 m

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