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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.

How life might be for you in the year 2000 (1960)

At home, Gladys Consumer is getting ready for dinner. At her core units in the kitchen she consults her home computer to find out how many calories, vitamins, etc. her family will need tonight and what kind of menu will supply it.