Low nose-loading appetite leaves 747-8F as capability’s last stand


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Low airline appetite for nose-loading freighters means the Boeing 747-8F is currently on course to be the capability’s swansong in terms of purpose-built commercial aircraft, despite it featuring on around 250 in-service examples today, according to speakers at The International Air Cargo Association’s (TIACA’s) Executive Summit in Brussels.

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