Being a big aviation aviation geek, I have to report that today, Tuesday, 9 February 2016 is 47 years since the first Boeing 747 too flight.
Here are some stats from the Boeing Web site.
|First flight||Feb. 9, 1969|
|Span||195 feet 8 inches|
|Length||231 feet 4 inches|
|Gross weight||735,000 pounds|
|Cruising speed||640 mph|
|Power||Four 43,000-pound-thrust P&W JT9D-3 engines|
|Accommodation||374 to 490 passengers|
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— Kerwin McKenzie (@mskonfa1990) January 26, 2016
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