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DREAMLIFTER
Aircraft Model: 747-400 (Modified)
 
Aircraft Type: Transport
 
Fly During Show: No
 
Display Open To Public: Yes
 
Web Site: www.evergreenaviation.com
Dreamlifter
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Brief Description:                

The Boeing Dreamlifter is a modified 747-400 passenger airplane that can haul more cargo by volume than any airplane in the world.  It is the primary means of transporting major assemblies of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner from suppliers around the world to the 787 final assembly site in Everett, Washington.  This reduces delivery times to as little as one day.

Range: Dependent on payload but comparable to other members of the 747 family of aircraft.

Wing Span: 211.5 feet

Length: 235 feet, 2 inches

Height (fin tip):    70 feet, 8 inches

Swing Tail Cargo Door: Hinge on aft section of the fuselage

Cruise Speed: Mach 0.82

Cargo Capacity: 65,000 cubic feet, big enough to carry: 42 million ping pong balls, 80 mini coopers or 8 million 12 ounce cans.

Max Takeoff Weight:    803,000 lbs.

Airplanes Purchased: 4

Operating Airfields: Charleston, SC; Wichita, Kansas; Everett, Washington; Nagoya, Japan; Grottaglie, Italy

Company information courtesy of Evergreen International Airlines
Photo courtesy of Boeing

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