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Delivered to Qantas in December 1981, originally named "Longreach" renamed "City of Broken Hill". This aircraft was one of the last 200 series operated by Qantas and was retired from service in 2003. Ended its days in the Mohave aircraft graveyard.
The Boeing 747, commonly nicknamed the "Jumbo Jet", is among the most recognizable jet airliners, and is among the largest passenger airliners. First flown commercially in 1970, it held the passenger capacity record for 35 years and was the first commercial wide-body aircraft.
The four-engine 747, produced by Boeing's Commercial Airplane unit, uses a double decker configuration for part of its length. A typical three-class layout accommodates 416 passengers, while a two-class layout accommodates a maximum of 524 passengers. The hump created by the upper deck has made the 747 a highly recognizable icon of air travel.