Boeing 747

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  • How Did Boeing 747 Impact Society

    Boeing 747 Boeing 747 had impact on society immediately and it still impacts society today. Some of the immediate impacts were that it allowed more people to travel and it reduced airport traffic. Some future impacts it had were paving way for future models and creation of thousands of jobs for engineers. Before the 747 model came around Boeing had been creating 707 models. This model made its first flight on December 20, 1957 (2). This jet was able to accommodate up to 181 passengers and travel a range of 4800 kilometers. The wingspans on this jet were 130 feet 10 inches while its length was 144 feet 6 inches. (10) The propellers on this plane would create noises of 500 Hz to 2000 Hz. (11) This was not the first jet to be used commercially…

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  • Pragmatic Rules Of Language Essay

    between the operator and the pilots. When investigated these crashes bring about interesting phenomena about noise and how easily it can be an affecting factor of communication. On March 27th 1977 two Boeing 747’s collided on the runway at Tenerife, The Canary islands. The pilot of the KLM 747 was under the impression that he was cleared for take-off and proceeded to roll down the runway. As a result of the thick fog on the day he couldn’t see the Pan Am 747 already on the runway and the two…

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  • Analysis Of The Doomsday Plane

    The Doomsday Plane The United States Air Force consists of an enormous fleet that includes all sorts of special use aircraft with broad mission capability. One of the most unique, and fear inspiring aircraft is the E-4B NAOC (National Airborne Operations Center) Nightwatch. These planes, four specially configured Boeing 747-200s, possess a unique and somewhat eerie job. It may not have impressive payload characteristics like the large bombers, or the advanced attack weaponry on nimble fighter…

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  • Boeing Accident Analysis

    Recalling the statistics from Boeing, civil aviation has a success rate of about 99% (Statistical Summary, 2014). For this reason, it is easy to fall into the trap of being unprepared in the event that the unthinkable happens, and there is a major accident involving the organization’s aircraft. If the accident takes place in the United States, the NTSB will deploy a “Go Team” to begin investigating the accident. If the accident takes place in another country, the NTSB will most likely be…

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  • Flight 214 Essay

    You’re Still Afraid”)? Sometimes accidents are inevitable and sometimes they are not. All it takes is a simple error for any accident to occur. Over the years most of the airplanes accident were mostly caused by the human factors. In aviation industry, the most common there are twelve most common human factors which are known as the Dirty Dozen. The Dirty Dozen consists of Lack of Teamwork, Fatigue, Lack of Resources, Pressure, Lack of Assertiveness, Stress, Lack of Awareness, Norms,…

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  • Malaysia Flight 370 Research Paper

    Imagine being in a plane that ends up being one of the most mysterious plane crashes in history. You don’t have much time to live before it crashes. But remember that no one will find you once you’re gone… This plane is the Malaysia flight 370. One of the most mysterious plane crashes in history.. When Malaysia flight 370 was in motion, there were officials that tracked the plane, theories that were concluded from the evidence found from the plane , and ruins that were left after the crash.…

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  • Airbus A380 Research Paper

    The Airbus A380 is not only quiet but is spacious, it is able to comfortably seat 500 plus passengers; around 100 more than the Boeing 747. The Airbus A380 is 239 feet long, 79 feet high, and a wingspan of 262 giving it a maximum takeoff weight of 650 tons; lighter than a Boeing 747 (Airbus A380). It means it is wide enough to give passengers space to move around and light enough and economical enough to fly over 700 miles further than the 747(Grabianowski, Ed). So that means less takeoffs and…

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  • Airbus A380 Failure

    Airbus believe that the future market needs giant A380 aircraft, Boeing believes that the market needs the Boeing 787 medium-sized aircraft. Compared with the A380, the Boeing 787 can only take 210 to 330 people, and only do some progressive design, such as the use of the use of lightweight composite materials, and cabin comfort improvement. Of course, the most important thing is the Boeing 787 allows more passengers have a direct flight option, this is the most basic user needs. So far, the…

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  • Structural Design Methods: Airbus A380)

    Airbus A380 and the Boeing 787 Dreamliner are quite different. The Airbus A380 has a GP 7200 engine with four turbo fan layout whereas the Boeing 787 Dreamliner has a Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engine with a twin turbo layout. The Airbus has a total length of 72.72 meters and the Boeing has a length of 56.7 meters. The internal cabin width of the Airbus is 6.54 meters and the Boeing is 5.5 meters. The wingspan of the Airbus is 79.75 meters and the Boeing has a span of 60 meters. Advanced materials…

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  • Airbus Case Study

    3.1. For the opponent Boein: From 1969 to 2005, Boeing was the only supplier of super jumbos. However with the entry of Airbus into the wide-body aircraft market the monopoly position of Boeing broke apart as Airbus was given the opportunity of entering the super jumbo market with subsidies from the EU. The financial aids of the main investors France, Germany, Spain and Great Britain, of $4 billion for research and development for the A380 forced Boeing to share the product division with Airbus…

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