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Facts about the Boeing 747

First delivery: 1970, to Pan Am.

Seats: Lufthansa flies the newest version with 386 seats. Other configurations could hold 467 or more.

Engines: Four General Electric engines, generating 66,500 pounds of thrust each.

Where it’s built: Everett, Wash.

Chief competitors: Airbus A380 and Boeing Co.’s own 777.

List price: $350 million.