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Boeing 747, the first 10 years in service

Jim Lucas

Boeing 747, the first 10 years in service

by Jim Lucas

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Published by Jane"s in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boeing 747 (Jet transports)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJim Lucas.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL686B65 L83
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22448873M
    ISBN 100710600887
    OCLC/WorldCa8880836

    Just two years after it entered service in , Boeing suspended orders for the type as it opened the order book for its newer , which included a modernized glass cockpit, winglets for added fuel efficiency and newer engines. The would sail into the history books as a middle-man between the older and the more modern   The ’s brought passenger service, first with the and then the SP. Next came the and the , solidifying Korean Air’s reputation as one of the world’s premier airlines, and the ’s as the long-haul plane of choice.

    Qantas to retire Boeing from SFO service While the Boeing is a grand old plane, she was getting a little tatty, so it is time for a new plane on the busy hour route between San. The new Boeing X made its first flight on January Based on the legacy design and equipped with proven technologies from the Dreamliner, the X took off in front of thousands at Paine Field in Everett, Washington, for a nearly four hour flight before landing at Seattle’s Boeing Field.

    On the civil side, its jet airliner, which was flown for the first time in , became the symbol of the so-called jet set, marking the end of the propeller-driven airliner era. In the s the was succeeded by Boeing’s equally successful , and giant “jumbo jet” airliners.   50 years after the first flew, a is on the horizon. With eyes on the future, Boeing’s commemoration of an iconic but fading jumbo jet will be low-key.


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The final Boeing flight by any commercial United States airline took to the sky recently, with some tears and farewells. But a new life for the plane beckons. At 10 years old, he saw his first up close, when his father brought him to work. He left, he said, with the hope of working at Boeing.

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With that event, commercial air travel changed forever. At the young age of 17, Qantas’ first Boeing ER has officially been retired. The jumbo jet flew its final commercial passenger service on 9 February from Sydney to Los Angeles. The Australian carrier has been phasing out its s and this year we will see the type completely phased out of the Qantas fleet.

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As you can see from the cover, this book is discussed how the Boeingor the "Jumbo Jet" was made. Joe Sutter, the author of this book, was an engineer who worked at Boeing and he also contributed to the designing of the He and his team had struggles while making this plane/5.

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