Tag: Boeing 747

FIREFIGHTING BOEING 747 SUPERTANKER JOINS BATTLE AGAINST AMAZON WILDFIRES

B747 Supertanker battling wildfires

SANTA CRUZ, BOLIVIA – The American Boeing 747 Supertanker was filmed dropping water on wildfires in Bolivia’s department of Santa Cruz on Friday. A record number of fires have been raging through the Amazon rainforest most of which is located in Brazil, but the fires also stretches into Bolivia and several other countries. The aircraft

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BRITISH AIRWAYS WILL REPLACE ITS 747 WITH THE BOEING 777X

British Airways Boeing 777X

LONDON – British Airways has confirmed that they will replace its fleet of Boeing 747s by the new Boeing 777X. According to Boeing, British Airways will purchase 18 aircaft of the 777-9 model with an option for 24 more. The deal could reach $ 18.6 billion, although this is a purchase commitment and not yet

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THE BOEING 747: 50 YEARS OF FLIGHT

Boeing 747 First Flight

SEATTLE – February 9, 1969 is one of the most important days in commercial aviation. On that day, 50 years ago, the prototype of the Boeing 747 flew for the first time. The famous Queen of the Skies would become a huge succes and change passenger flights for decades. The story of the Boeing 747

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