It is fitting in the year GE Aviation celebrates its centenary, that the global giant also has reason to celebrate an engine deal worth close to half a billion dollars that extends its already impressive reach within the Asia Pacific.
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Could the Boeing 747 have been used as a aircraft carrier? This and other concepts were what made the aircraft the most studied airframe in Boeing history.
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To mark the 50th anniversary of the start of flight tests on the Boeing 747 in February 1969, Australian Aviation is republishing Ellis Taylor’s report from the April 2010 edition of the magazine on the first flight of the latest, most recent variant of the iconic aircraft, the 747-8, in February 2010.
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Qantas has switched its Los Angeles-New York (JFK)-Los Angeles tag flight from the Boeing 747-400 to the 787-9 Dreamliner.
Boeing is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the rollout of the first 747 at its Everett final assembly line in Washington State just outside Seattle.