Boeing 747

Introduced in 1970, the Boeing 747 is a long–range wide-body jet airliner manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. The design used to develop the 747 was based on the previously established CX-HLS project, which was subsequently not produced in spite of great study efforts from the Boeing team. The 747 was kickstarted when Pan Am revealed a requirement for a much larger airliner than the predecessing Boeing 707 in the early 1960s. Due to the size and weight of the aircraft, a wing-mounted quadjet configuration was agreed on, however it was soon established that new engines are essential in order to power the aircraft. Boeing, Pan Am and Pratt & Whitney had agreed to develop a new engine as a joint venture in 1966, which was designated the JT9D. The initial production variant was the 747-100, often referred to as the first “Jumbo Jet”, entering service in 1970 under Pan Am, and offering seats for up to 440 passengers on economy class.

Red Box is pleased to offer a great range of ground power equipment for this aircraft, including tugs, ground power units, start power units, aviation tools, and more, which are perfectly suited to the requirements of the Boeing 747-100 aircraft.

This includes the popular RBT230 mechanic hand trolley case complete with 150 BAHCO tools, and the RBC8090 GPU Frequency Converter.

View all recommended ground power equipment, tools and Tugs for the Boeing 747-100 aircraft below.

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