Date: 09 Mar 97 12:39:39 From: "C.P." <firstname.lastname@example.org> Organization: AT&T WorldNet Services References: 1 Followups: 1
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Wendell Waldron wrote: > > Does anyone know if the Boeing 747-500 series (if they were built) could > fit into current gate configurations? I've been told that the span of > the new wing would only allow for the 747-500 series to land at certain > airports. Thanks in advance. Boeing could always install folding wingtips, which might help a little. The Boeing 777 comes with it as an option, so it probably wouldn't be too hard to do on a 747. At the international terminal at SFO, there is about 20-25 feet between the tips of two 747-400's.