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1/144 Boeing 747-400 Plastic Model Kit
Product ID: 80-4219
Skill level: 4
Length: 490 mm
Wingspan: 462 mm
When Boeing introduced the 747 series, they set new standards in aircraft construction ad revolutionides modern air transport. The 747, which was the first of the wide-bodied or "jumbo" jets as they were commonly called, is still the heaviest, most powerful civil airliner ever built. Innovations such as the doubling of the passenger or freight carrying capacity and quadrupling of the useful load, were made possible with the new generation, of jet engines with their much reduced fuel consumption. Following develpment work sinse 1960, the maiden flight took place in February 1969. The latest and most eceonomical version is the 747-400 which carries 400 passengers and features an extended upper deck and longer wings. Its range is 10,450 km. The CF6-80C2 engines deliver a thrust of 26.267 kgf. Cruising speed 920 km/h, fuel capacity 216.000 l. Lufthansa has been using the 747-400 on its transatlantic and Far Eastern routes since 1989.
- Structurally detailed surfaces
- Four CF-6 engines
- Detailed undercarriage
- Landing gear option (retracted or let down)
- Structurally detailed wings
- Superb transfers with service markings
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