Witnessed by thousands of former and current staff, workers, customers, and VIPs, Boeing said farewell on Tuesday to its icon of commercial aviation: the 747. In an hour-long event inside one of the huge assembly halls in Everett that had seen so many 747’s for over...
Aviation history was written on the evening of December 6, 2022, when the last-ever Boeing 747 rolled out of final assembly in Everett. The 1.574th ‘Jumbo Jet’, a 747-8F was slowly rolled out of Hall 40-21 and will now be prepared for her life as a full freighter with...
Joe Sutter, the “father of the 747”, passed away at age 95 earlier this week. Joe was the congenial leader of the Boeing engineering team, got his folks to actually do what was thought to be impossible at the time, all the while being a an unforgettable...
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