Quiz: How well do you know the Boeing 747-8?

Yesterday marked the tenth anniversary of the first flight of the Boeing 747-8I. To celebrate the occasion, this week's quiz focuses entirely on the latest generation of the iconic jumbo

Question 1 of 10

1) What does the 'I' stand for in 747-8I?

Intercontinental
International
Intelligent
Improved

Question 2 of 10

2) How much longer is the fuselage of a -8I compared to the -400?

4.3 metres
5.6 metres
6.3 metres
15 metres

Question 3 of 10

3) Which airline has accepted delivery of the most amount of 747-8s?

UPS Airlines
Atlas Air
Lufthansa
Cargolux

Question 4 of 10

4) In which year was the 747-8 officially launched?

2003
2004
2005
2006

Question 5 of 10

5) How many wheels make up the landing gear on a 747-8?  

12
16
18
10

Question 6 of 10

6) Launch customer Lufthansa has how many -8s?

16
17
18
19

Question 7 of 10

7) What is the maximum take-off weight of the Boeing 747-8?

987,000 lbs/447.7 t
910,000 lbs/412.7 t
1,267,000 lbs/575.5 t
1,000,500 lbs/453.5 t

Question 8 of 10

8) What year is production expected to end on the 747-8?

2021
2022
2023
2024

Question 9 of 10

9) Which airline is expected to accept the last brand-new examples?

Atlas Air
UPS Airlines
Cargolux
Lufthansa

Question 10 of 10

10) The Boeing 747-8 shares its engines with which other airliner?

Boeing 747-400
Boeing 787
Boeing 777X
Airbus A350

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Excellent! You're clearly a jumbo expert!

Don't miss our special report on the Boeing 747-8I where Key.Aero speaks to the American manufacturer to find out about the type's development, design and testing and what makes it different from those that came before: https://www.key.aero/article/decade-747-8i-inside-development-boeings-f…