First Boeing 747-8 now delivered…..

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The first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental has been delivered to Qatar Amiri Flight today (28th February 2012.

The aircraft, tail number A7-HHE, left Paine Field in Everett Washington at midday PST and is probably going to Hamburg to be fitted out.

The Boeing 747-8 is a wide-body jet airliner developed by Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

Officially announced in 2005, the 747-8 is the fourth-generation Boeing 747 version, with lengthened fuselage, redesigned wings and improved efficiency. The 747-8 is the largest 747 version, the largest commercial aircraft built in the United States, and the longest passenger aircraft in the world.


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