Witnessed by thousands of former and current staff, workers, customers, and VIPs, Boeing said farewell on Tuesday to its icon of commercial aviation: the 747. In an hour-long event inside one of the huge assembly halls in Everett that had seen so many 747’s for over...
Aviation history was written on the evening of December 6, 2022, when the last-ever Boeing 747 rolled out of final assembly in Everett. The 1.574th ‘Jumbo Jet’, a 747-8F was slowly rolled out of Hall 40-21 and will now be prepared for her life as a full freighter with...
There has been a lot of press recently related to the PW4000 engine family. Let’s review the PW4000 engine family produced by Pratt & Whitney. This family of high by-pass ratio engines has three distinct engine diameters of 94 inches, 100 inches, and 112 inches....
Like the US, Canada’s head of state aircraft is aging. Unlike the US version, the Canadian one is based on a niche model that has a small installed fleet. While the US Boeing 747 can be supported by either Boeing or the USAF, the Canadian Forces Airbus A310 does not...
Probably the oldest 747 aircraft in service may be retiring. GE Aviation’s original 747 Flying Test Bed is headed to storage – it flew its last flight on January 25 at GE Aviation’s Flight Test Operation in Victorville, California. Here is the original...
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