Boeing 747-400 Freighter

This is an aircraft that would be an awesome addition to Infinite Flight! Specifically for those events in Anchorage, Hong Kong and New York.
This aircraft was designed for both passenger transport (747-400) and cargo transport (747-400F), however renovations of the passenger have been conducted to increase cargo capacity with the increase in upper deck hump space, and longer range.

The 747-400BCF (Boeing Converted Freighter), formerly known as the 747-400SF (Special Freighter), is a conversion program for standard passenger 747-400s. The first Boeing 747-400BCF was redelivered to Cathay Pacific Cargo and entered service on December 19, 2005.

The 747-400BDSF (BeDek Special Freighter) is another passenger-to-freighter conversion, carried out by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). The first 747-400BDSF was redelivered to Air China Cargo. Several Boeing 747-400Ms of EVA Air have been converted as BDSF model after retiring from passenger service.

Neither the 747-400BCF nor the 747-400BDSF has a nose cargo door; freight can only be loaded through the side cargo door.

The 747-400ERF (747-400ER Freighter) is the freight version of the -400ER, launched on April 30, 2001. The 747-400ERF is similar to the 747-400F, except for increased gross weight capability which allows it to carry more cargo weight. Unlike the 747-400ER, no customers ordered the optional body (cargo compartment) fuel tanks. The 747-400ERF has a maximum takeoff weight of 910,000 pounds (412,769 kg) and a maximum payload of 248,600 pounds (112,760 kg). It offers cargo airlines the choice of either adding 22,000 pounds (9,980 kg) more payload than other 747-400 freighter variants, or adding 525 nautical miles (972 km) to the maximum range.

The -400ERF has a range of 5,700 miles (9,200 km) with maximum payload, about 326 miles (525 km) farther than the standard 747-400 freighter, and has a strengthened fuselage, landing gear, and parts of its wing, along with new, larger tires. The first -400ERF was delivered to Air France on October 17, 2002. Boeing has delivered 40 Boeing 747-400ERFs with no outstanding orders. The new 747-8 Freighter has more payload capacity, but less range than the 747-400ERF.

Possible features for this aircraft:

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OMG IF has needed this for soooooo long now!

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This is a must-have in IF!

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I want this just so I can open the nose 😎

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Can you please add Jade Cargo and Evergreen International to the list of liveries even though they’re defunct?

Sure! It will be a few minutes

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Please search before posting, thanks!

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Many companies use the 747-400F, it would be a good idea to see it on Infinite Flight.

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the other one has less detailing this one has more buddy

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It doesn’t matter how much detail they have. What matters is what they are requesting. Technically, the other was made first and has more votes. I personally like this one better, but we have to follow rules.

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See the thing is, when I was making the thread, and even before I started. I searched “Boeing 747-400 freighter, and Boeing 747 freighter” and that thread never came up. Also when I was making it, the “similar threads” only displayed 747sp and 747rp. If I knew there was one already, I would have never made this one.

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Sorry but do you think that one of the features could be a view in the cargo holds or the top cabin? Sorry I just like cabins.

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That would be an awesome addition! I’ll add that to the probable features!

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Thanks and I’m glad you like it! ;)

Remember, only one pic. In your case you could include the diagram and one pic of the plane.

Unfortunately I’m out of votes, but a “cargo-overhaul” in IF is long needed. Thumbs up!

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This and the 748F are needed.

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They will probably come when the 747 rework comes.

Please vote for this! I really want it!

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I will use my last vote for this

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