Know that today has been since July. But Boeing’s assertion on Monday that it would cease production of the large 747 jets next year remains bitter news to devour. The last plane to leave That Boeing was intentionally built to produce Will be four Ordered by Atlas Air
At an estimated cost of $ 149 million per aircraft, the aircraft will be heavy andOf air cargo around the world Although the 747’s cabin model with a special staircase and top deck is rightfully awarded aircraft. It’s perfect for the pioneer airliner to end up on a cargo ship.
Boeing developed a giant passenger aircraft after it lost a competition in 1965 to create a massive military transport for the US Air Force (Lockheed won that battle with plans for the C5A Galaxy), produced by Pan Am from Boeing designed a new transportation concept to carry people instead.
After it became a best seller with commercial airlines, the 747’s success as a cargo ship was not only due to its enormous dimensions (the 747-8 could handle 137.7 metric tons of cargo), but also because Its swaying nose makes it easy for cargo to be transported. Airbus is trying to defeat Boeing with its cargo version.But no buyer found
Boeing has discontinued production.Passenger version and both it and It’s an incredibly rare sight in the sky today. Airlines have abandoned planes in recent years, but when Quickly Globally, the last few commercial 747s have arrived.
Boeing said it would deliver the last aircraft to Atlas Air in 2022, since the first 747 flight on February 9, 1969, Boeing built 1,560 747 aircraft.