Boeing History: Metal Monoplanes

February 20, 2005 0

After Charles “Lucky” Lindbergh made the first solo nonstop trans-Atlantic flight from New York to Paris in a Ryan monoplane in 1927, there was a tremendous surge of interest in aviation. […]

Boeing History: Beginnings – 1903-1938

January 9, 2005 0

In 1903, two events launched the history of modern aviation. The Wright brothers made their first flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, and William Boeing, born Oct. 1, 1881, in Detroit, Michigan, left Yale engineering college for the West Coast. […]

Boeing History: B-47 Stratojet

January 2, 2005 0

The B-47 was the country’s first swept-wing multi-engine bomber. It represented a milestone in aviation history, and a revolution in aircraft design. […]

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