747-8 Offers Operational Improvements and Cross-Model Commonality

The new 747-8 is the latest derivative of the 747 family of airplanes and is being developed in both freighter (747-8F) and passenger (747-8I, for “Intercontinental”) versions. The 747-8 offers a number of operational improvements while preserving key commonalities with the 747-400. The 747-8F is scheduled to enter service first, followed by the 747-8I in 2011. …

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