Date: 07 Aug 99 01:22:25 From: "Anthony Rassias" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Organization: OzEmail Ltd, Australia References: 1 2 3 4
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Gerard Foley <email@example.com> 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.