B74S

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