Re: re KLM Cargo 747s

Date:         07 Aug 99 01:22:25 
From:         "Anthony Rassias" <>
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Gerard Foley <> wrote in message <airliners.1999.714@ohare.Chicago.COM> ...
> Karl Swartz (kls@ohare.Chicago.COM) wrote:
> : AFAIK, the differences between a 747-200B(SUD) and a 747-300 are very
> : small or non-existent, assuming you're comparing aircraft with the same
> : engine models and equivalent weights.
> I have a vague recollection of someone saying that the fairing between the
> wing and fuselage was changed for the 747-300 and the variation carried
> through to the 400,

747-200 and 300 wing to body fairings are the same as each other. The
fairing design was changed for the 747-400 to reduce drag and for the same
reason the wing to body fairing on the 747SP was also different.