Boeing assembles first set of 747-8 wings
Everett, US, April 22, 2009
The Boeing Company has completed major assembly of the first set of wings for the 747-8 Freighter.
The new 135-foot 3-inch (41.2 mt) wings incorporate the latest aerodynamic technologies to fly farther and more efficiently. The advanced airfoil provides improved overall performance and greater fuel capacity.
The Boeing 747-8 Freighter and InterContinental are the new high-capacity 747s that offer airlines the lowest operating costs and best economics of any large passenger or freighter airplane, while providing enhanced environmental performance. – TradeArabia News Service