Boeing 747

From Testing Aircraft Engines to Fighting Fires: 7 Unique Uses of the Boeing 747

From Testing Aircraft Engines to Fighting Fires: 7 Unique Uses of the Boeing 747

When the 747 entered into service back in 1970s, it revolutionized air travel. Over the last couple of decades, though, more fuel efficient aircraft were developed which led us to the point where nowadays only twenty or so airlines use the 747 for carrying passengers. While there are also airlines that use the freighter version …

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The Ultimate Guide to Flying on the Boeing 747 in 2019: Remaining Airlines and Routes

The Ultimate Guide to Flying on the Boeing 747 in 2019: Remaining Airlines and Routes

With its distinct shape and four engines, the Boeing 747 – or “Queen of the Skies” – is, perhaps, the most recognized aircraft in the world. Having first flown commercially in 1970, it has been transporting passengers and cargo for almost 50 years. However, with more efficient twin-engine planes taking over the skies, flights operated …

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