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The Last Boeing 747 Aircraft Rolls Off The Assembly Line, 1,574 Units Produced Since 1969

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The Last Boeing 747 Aircraft Rolls Off The Assembly Line, 1,574 Units Produced Since 1969 - autojosh

The last Boeing 747, a cargo aircraft, rolls off the assembly line ahead of delivery to Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings.

Production of the 747 airplane began in 1967 and spanned 54 years, during which a total of 1,574 airplanes were built.

747 jet has served as a cargo plane, a commercial aircraft and as well United States Air Force One presidential aircraft.

At typical cruising speeds, the 747-8 travels roughly the length of three FIFA soccer fields per second.





The Last Boeing 747 Aircraft Rolls Off The Assembly Line, 1,574 Units Produced Since 1969 - autojosh

The last Boeing 747 aircraft has left the company’s widebody factory in Everett, Washington, ahead of its delivery to charter carrier Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) in early 2023.

Production of the 747 twin-aisle airplane began in 1967 and spanned 54 years, during which a total of 1,574 airplanes were built. The 747 jet has served as a cargo plane, a commercial aircraft and as well United States Air Force One presidential aircraft.

The Last Boeing 747 Aircraft Rolls Off The Assembly Line, 1,574 Units Produced Since 1969 - autojosh

“For more than half a century, tens of thousands of dedicated Boeing employees have designed and built this magnificent airplane that has truly changed the world.

“We are proud that this plane will continue to fly across the globe for years to come,” said Kim Smith, Boeing Vice President and general manager, 747 and 767 Programs.

The Last Boeing 747 Aircraft Rolls Off The Assembly Line, 1,574 Units Produced Since 1969 - autojosh





The 1,574th and last 747 is a 747-8 Freighter with a revenue payload of 133.1 tonnes, enough to transport 10,699 solid-gold bars or approximately 19 million ping-pong balls or golf balls.

At 250 ft 2 in (76.2 m), the 747-8 is the longest commercial aircraft in service. At typical cruising speeds, the 747-8 travels roughly the length of three FIFA soccer fields or NFL football fields, per second.





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