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Boeing 747 jumbo jet in 1977
How (and why) the Boeing 747 jumbo jet made history

Starting when it first flew in the 1960s, the famous Boeing 747 jet airliner was not only bigger and more powerful than any other plane, was also a major technological marvel. The aircraft not only changed travel on an international scale, it provided a huge boost to thousands of businesses.

1950s military aircraft from Boeing

Bulletin from Boeing America’s longest-range defense missile, the Boeing Bomarc IM-99, shown at start of automatic firing from launching shelter. Supersonic Bomarcs have quick reaction