Sit back, relax, and enjoy the video! Credit to National Geographic for this awesome documentary. The Boeing 747-8 is Boeing's latest addition to the 747 family, with the new wings which were borrowed from the Boeing 787, the -8 is a great looking plane. Powered by four GEnx -2B 787 technology engines, the 747-8 can travel the length of three soccer/football fields in one second! The -8's tail is as tall as an average 6 story city building with a height of 63 feet 6 inches.