The Boeing 747-8 is a commercial airliner using the same engine and cockpit technology as that of the 787. The largest-ever plane, officially announced in 2005, has lengthened fuselage, redesigned wings and improved efficiency.
As of 2009, the first 747-8 freighter will be delivered in the 4th quarter of 2010, with the passenger model programmed for 2011. In January 8, 2010, 108 Boeing 747-8 aircrafts were on order; 32 of the passenger version and 76 of the freighter version. On February 8, 2010, the 747-8 airplane flew for the first time.
The 747-400ERF is a cargo version that follows the standard -400ER. This aircraft was launched on April 30, 2001 on an order by leasing company ILFC for 5 and entered service in late 2002. The first -400ERF is the 1315th 747 built. The 747-400ER Freighter is considered the largest commercial cargo transport in service and represents an unbeatable combination of range, payload and speed. Having a maximum takeoff weight of 875,000 pounds (396,900 kg), the standard 747-400ER Freighter can carry 124 tons (113,000 kg) of cargo up to 4,450 nautical miles (8,240 km). Also this aircraft has a maximum takeoff weight of 910,000 pounds (412,770 kg) — permitting it to fly an additional 525 nautical miles (972 km).
This takeoff weight increase permits the airplane to fly an additional 525 nautical miles (972 km).
The Boeing 747ER, the extended Range version of the 747-400 has represents the Boeing answer to customers demand for a more competent 747-400 that has modern characteristics and is easy to integrate into existing fleets. The 747-400ER has also an increased takeoff weight of 910,000 pounds (412,770 kg). This takeoff weight increase of 35,000 pounds (15,876 kg) over existing 747-400s allows operators to fly about 410 nautical miles (760 km) farther or transporting to 15,000 pounds (6,800 kg) more payload, either in the form of extra cargo or a full load of 416 passengers.
The Boeing 747-400 is an improved version of the 747-300, the best selling model in the 747 family. The 747-400 is to be superseded by the Boeing 747-8 as the latest commercial model, which is programmed to begin deliveries in 2010.
The aircraft received certification on January 10, 1989 having Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines, May 18, 1989 having General Electric CF6-80C2s and June 8, 1989 having Rolls-Royce RB211-524Gs. Boeing delivered the first 747-400 airplane in 1989 to Northwest Airlines.
The Boeing 737 Next Generation is the name given to the -600/-700/-800/-900 series of the Boeing 737 after the introduction of the -300/-400/-500 Classic series. They are short to medium range, single aisle, narrow body jet airliners. Produced since 1996, 3,172 737NG aircraft have been delivered as of January 2010.
The Boeing 737-900ER (Extended Range), known as the 737-900X is a short-to-medium range twinjet, also it is a version of the 737-900 model, but one more advanced, being used to carry more passengers and fly farther. This aircraft increases the capability of the Next-Generation 737 family. The 737-900ER, which was called the 737-900X prior to launch, is the newest addition and the largest variant of the Boeing 737 line and was introduced to meet the range and passenger capacity of the discontinued 757-200 and to directly compete with the Airbus A321.
The Cessna Citation X is the fastest business jet aircraft and also the third fastest civil airplane ever, with a top speed of Mach 0.92 (604 mph at 41,000ft ASL (12,700meters ASL). To date, Citation Xs have flown the corresponding of four trips to the sun, taken off and landed around 1 million times. Also their average duration in the air is the highest in the entire Citation fleet.
The Boeing Commercial Airplane Company is constantly evaluating new technologies and designs to develop existing aircraft for customers and in 1967 this company introduced a short - and medium - range airliner, the twin-engine 737. Since then, this aircraft has become the best-selling commercial jet in the world. Now, the 737 is still being fabricated, and permanent enhancements are made. Several versions have been developed, principally to increase seating capacity and range.
The Boeing 737 is a popular, twin-engine, short- to medium-range aircraft that stands out by its simplicity, reliability and low operating costs and maintenance.
The first Boeing 737-700 was released in 1998, to Southwest and after that, more than 2,240 Next Generation 737s aircrafts have been sold in worldwide.
The Boeing 737-800 is an expanded version of the 737-700, and substitutes the 737-400. This aircraft was launched by Hapag-Lloyd Flug (now TUIfly) in 1994 and entered service in 1998. The first Boeing 737-800 was delivered to Hapag-Lloyd in 1998. More than 2,240 Next The Boeing 737 Next Generation is represented of the -600/-700/-800/-900 series of the Boeing 737 after the inauguration of the -300/-400/-500 Classic series.