The amount of gallons of fuel that a 747 plane holds is 63,500 gallons.
The 747 plane can burn 5 gallons of jet fuel per mile of flight which means a 4,000 mile flight would require as much as 20,000 gallons of fuel.
Since the 747 planes have been manufactured and have started flying about 28 747 planes have crashed.
Some have resulted in Fatalities and others only some injuries have occurred.
Not many 747 planes are now flying and hauling passengers because of the crashes that have happened.
The oldest 747 plane that is flying still is the Mahan Air that first flew in the year of 1986.
As of now it's the oldest 747 plane that is still flying now.
Most newer ones are flying now and eventually all 747 planes and other planes do stop flying and newer ones are used.
The starting salary for a 747 Pilot is $25,000.00 but it goes up as the 747 pilot gains more experienced.
The more experienced and longer flying Pilots of the 747 plane can earn up to $200,000.00 per year.
But the starting salary is pretty low but it's still pretty good pay.
The cost to fuel a 747 Jet Plane varies depending on the current cost of Jet Fuel.
A 747 Jet Plane holds around 63,000 gallons of fuel so it costs quite a bit to fill the 63,000 Jet Fuel tank on a 747 Jet plane.
If the cost of Jet Fuel is $2.00 per gallon then it would cost $126,000.00 to fill the Jet Planes fuel tank.
If the cost was higher for the fuel then it would cost around $200,000.00 to fill or fuel a 747 Jet Plane.
You have to be rich or have the money rolling in to be able to afford the fuel alone for the 747 Jet Plane.
The cost of the plane is just barely the cost of owning a 747 plane.
You will have to make enough money to cover the cost of the Jet Fuel.