We’ve come to Domodedovo International Airport to check out its new AirBridgeCargo Boeing-747-8F.
All these people are here to cover the event.
It’s sunrise. This plane has just returned from Hong Kong and is being unloaded.
The plane has new engines and redesigned wings.
The engine General Electric GEnxis the only engine installed at the AirBridgeCargo Boeing-747-8F. It has a smaller diameter to fit under the aircraft’s wing.
If we compare it with the 747-400ERF, the AirBridgeCargo Boeing-747-8F has a bigger load-carrying ability with its flight range being 900km smaller.
Its wings have become thinner and wider.
It has wing tips similar to those of Boeing 777-200LR, 777-300ER and 787.
They have been installed to lessen air resistance and consequently fuel consumption.