August 10, 2022
747-8
Airlines

A Boeing 747 Factory Tour & Program Update

MIAMI — During Boeing’s Media Days,  Airways had the opportunity to take a tour of the Boeing 747 Factory. The leader of the tour was Bruce Dickinson who is the Vice President and General Manager of the Boeing 747-8 program. Inside the huge factory, there were three aircraft in production; all three were 747 freighters. […]

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Industry

Boeing 747-8I Receives FAA Approval For ETOPS 330

MIAMI — Boeing has announced that the 747-8 Intercontinental aircraft has received the 330-minute Extended Operations (ETOPS) approval from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), marking another significant operational milestone in the 747 program as it became the first four-engine aircraft ever in receiving this type of certification. ETOPS had been a requirement for twinjets since […]

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