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What is the horsepower of one engine in a Boeing 747?

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2011-02-28 04:05:41
2011-02-28 04:05:41

125,000

This is approimately the total power of all four engines. "Fully loaded at 400 tons, the Boeing 747 requires 90 mega-watts (MW) of energy to get airborne. This relates to 120,000 horsepower (hp). The energy consumption during cruising is reduced to half, or 45MW (60,000hp)."

So, the peak power output of ONE engine is approximately 30,000 hp.

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