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Boeing 747 Freighter

Boeing 747-481(BDSF) TC-ACG Saudia - Saudi Arabian Airlines Cargo

The Boeing 747 is a wide-body commercial jet airliner and cargo aircraft.

  • Role: Wide-body, long-range jet airliner
  • National origin: United States
  • Manufacturer: Boeing Commercial Airplanes
  • First flight: February 9, 1969
  • Introduction: January 22, 1970
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 1968–present
  • Number built: 1,502 as of January 31, 2015

Boeing 747-400F

First flight: May 4, 1993

First delivery: October 22, 1993 CargoLux

The 747-400F (Freighter) is an all freight version of the 747-400. While using the updated systems and wing design of the passenger versions, it features the original short upper deck found on the classic 747s in order to save weight.

General characteristics

  • Cockpit crew: 2
  • Cargo capacity: Main deck: 30 pallets, Lower deck: 32 LD-1 containers
  • Overall length: 231 ft 10 in (70.6 m)
  • Wingspan: 211 ft 5 in (64.4 m)
  • Overall height: 63 ft 6 in (19.4 m)
  • Operating empty weight: 364,000 lb (165,107 kg)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 875,000 lb (396,890 kg)
  • Max. payload: 248,300 lb (112,630 kg)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.845 (564 mph, 490 kn, 908 km/h)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.92 (614 mph, 988 km/h, 533 kn)
  • Range fully loaded: 4,445 nmi (8,230 km)
  • Engine (× 4): PW 4062 GE CF6-80C2B5F RR RB211-524G/H

Boeing 747-400ERF

Boeing 747-406F/ER/SCD PH-CKC KLM Cargo

First flight: September 30, 2002

First delivery: October 17, 2002 Air France

The 747-400ERF (747-400ER Freighter) is the freight version of the −400ER, launched on April 30, 2001. The 747-400ERF is similar to the 747-400F, except for increased gross weight capability which allows it to carry more cargo weight.

General characteristics

  • Cockpit crew: 2
  • Cargo capacity: Main deck: 30 pallets, Lower deck: 32 LD-1 containers
  • Overall length: 231 ft 10 in (70.6 m)
  • Wingspan: 211 ft 5 in (64.4 m)
  • Overall height: 63 ft 6 in (19.4 m)
  • Operating empty weight: 362,400 lb (164,382 kg)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 910,000 lb (412,775 kg)
  • Max. payload: 248,300 lb (112,630 kg)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.845 (564 mph, 490 kn, 908 km/h)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.92 (614 mph, 988 km/h, 533 kn)
  • Range fully loaded: 4,970 nmi (9,200 km)
  • Engine (× 4): PW 4062, GE CF6-80C2B5F

Airbus A330 Freighter

Airbus A330-223F 9M-MUD MASkargo

The Airbus A330-200F is an all-cargo derivative of the A330-200. To overcome the standard A330’s nose-down body angle on the ground, the A330F uses a revised nose undercarriage layout to provide a level deck during cargo loading.

 

  • Role: Wide-body, cargo airliner
  • National origin: European Multi-national
  • Manufacturer: EADS/Airbus
  • Production line: Toulouse, France
  • First flight: 5 November 2009
  • Introduction: 2010
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 2009–present
  • Number built: As of April 2015, Airbus had delivered 31 aircraft with 11 unfilled orders

Specifications

General characteristics

  • Minimum cockpit crew: Two
  • Capacity, typical: 12 (courier area)
  • Length: 58.82 m (193 ft 0 in)
  • Wingspan: 60.3 m (197 ft 10 in)
  • Tail height: 16.90 m (55 ft 5 in)
  • Cabin width: 5.28 m (17 ft 4 in)
  • Fuselage width: 5.64 m (18 ft 6 in)
  • Cargo volume: 475 m3 (16,800 cu ft) 70 t / up to 12 couriers
  • Maximum Takeoff Weight: 233,000 kg (514,000 lb)
  • Maximum Landing Weight: 187,000 kg (412,000 lb)
  • Operating empty weight (typical): 109,000 kg (240,000 lb)
  • Engines (×2): Pratt & Whitney PW4000, Rolls-Royce Trent 700

Performance

  • Service ceiling: 12,527 m (41,100 ft)
  • Maximum service ceiling: 13,000 m (42,651 ft)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.82 (871 km/h or 470 kn or 541 mph at 11,000 m or 36,000 ft cruise altitude)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.86 (913 km/h or 493 kn or 567 mph at 11,000 m or 36,000 ft cruise altitude)
  • Range fully loaded: 7,400 km (4,000 nmi) (65t), 5,950 km (3,210 nmi) (70t)

 

Boeing 777 Freighter

Boeing 777F N772LA LAN Cargo.JPG

The Boeing 777 Freighter (777F) is an all-cargo version of the twinjet Boeing 777-200, and shares features with the -200LR; these include its airframe, engines, and fuel capacity.

  • Role: Wide-body cargo jet airliner
  • National origin: United States
  • Manufacturer: Boeing Commercial Airplanes
  • First flight: July 14, 2008
  • Introduction: February 19, 2009 Air France
  • Status: In service
  • Produced: 2009–present
  • Number built: 94 of the 777F in service as of July 2014

Boeing 777-FDZ A7-BFE Qatar Airways Cargo

Specifications Boeing 777 Freighter

General characteristics

  • Cockpit crew: 2
  • Maximum cargo capacity: 23,051 cu ft (653 m3) 37× pallets
  • Overall length: 209 ft 1 in (63.7 m)
  • Wingspan: 212 ft 7 in (64.8 m)
  • Overall height: 61 ft 1 in (18.6 m)
  • Fuselage width: 20 ft 4 in (6.20 m)
  • Operating empty weight: 318,300 lb (144,400 kg)
  • Maximum landing weight: 575,000 lb (260,816 kg)
  • Maximum take-off weight: 766,800 lb (347,800 kg)
  • Engine (× 2): General Electric GE90-110B1 thrust 110,100 lbf (490 kN)
  •                              General Electric GE90-115B1 thrust 115,300 lbf (512 kN)

Performance

  • Service ceiling: 43,100 ft (13,140 m)
  • Cruising speed: Mach 0.84 (560 mph, 905 km/h, 490 knots) at a cruise altitude of 35,000 ft (11,000 m)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 0.87 (~200) (590 mph, 950 km/h, 512 knots) at a cruise altitude of 35,000 ft (11,000 m)
  • Range fully loaded: 4,900 nmi (9,070 km, 5,636 mi)
Boeing 777-F1H A6-EFN Emirates SkyCargo

Boeing 777-F1H A6-EFN Emirates SkyCargo