Boeing 747-8

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A Boeing 747-8 in flight

The Boeing 747-8 is a jet airliner, and the current production variant of the Boeing 747. It was developed from the Boeing 747-400, with improvements such as more powerful engines, a longer fuselage to hold more passengers, and new wings developed for the Boeing 787. The 747-8 first flew in 2010 and entered service in 2011. It comes in two variants, the 747-8I passenger airliner and the 747-8F freighter.