The 747 entered service in 1970 and is now one of the worlds most recognizable aircraf. Capable of carrying 500 people the 747 is often referred to as the 'super jumbo' The boeing 747 comes in 4 different models with another gradually being phased in by Boeing. Click here for more information on the 747-8.
4 wing mounted engines
Unique Landing gear
Two decks (upper deck and lower deck)
Upper deck stretches only part of the length