(Register or Login)
  0 Votes (0.00 Average) and 589 Views  

/images/icons/csMagGlass.png medium / large / full

BOEING 747-300


Back then (1952~1989),transatlantic flights made stops at different airports to refuel. I believe this Air Canada 747 refueled at Caracas International Airport (SVMI). This photo was taken by my father in 1987.


Please log in or register to post a comment.

This appears to be an early 747-100 series of AC with two DC8's taxiing in the background.
Dean Yuma JudgePhoto Uploader
Absolutely! Maybe I made an error labeling the 747. I believe you said this aircraft was a Boeing 747-100. It could be. I see the engines on the aircraft are older than what's on the Boeing 747-300, the size of the aircraft is also smaller than the Boeing 747-300. Shall I change the label sir?
Thanks Dean. It could be an early -200 series B747. Definitely not a -300 series, which had a lengthened upper deck.
Viv Pike
Dean / Chris

This would be a -100 series. Air Canada only had the -200M in Combi, which this is not.
I would change the type-code to B741
Dean Yuma JudgePhoto Uploader
Hi Viv,

Thanks for the observation. Quite right, do you suggest I change this label to B741 due to its body size, no wingtip of any kind, and other physical features of the aircraft?


Don't have an account? Register now (free) for customized features, flight alerts, and more!
This website uses cookies. By using and further navigating this website, you accept this.
Did you know that FlightAware flight tracking is supported by advertising?
You can help us keep FlightAware free by allowing ads from FlightAware.com. We work hard to keep our advertising relevant and unobtrusive to create a great experience. It's quick and easy to whitelist ads on FlightAware or please consider our premium accounts.