Posts Tagged ‘Boeing 747’
 

 
A US Air Force Boeing VC-25 (SAM 29000) flies over Mount Rushmore. (Photo by US Air Force)

Pentagon Frustrated With Boeing After Moving Air Force One Work to Texas

The Pentagon has fired off a sternly-worded letter to Boeing regarding the airframer's move of Air Force One repairs from Kansas to Texas.
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World’s First Jet Plane Takes Off in Nazi Germany: July 18 in Aviation History

The world's first jet plane makes its first flight, John Glenn is born, the first female 747 captain takes off, and more.
by NYCAviation Staff
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Video: Brisk Wind Tries to Help 747 Fly One Last Time

Without the weight of its engines, a 747 at the end of its career wants to fly one last time. Does she make it?
by Phil Derner Jr.
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An Airbus A380 and Boeing 747-8 Freighter on display at the 2011 Paris Air Show. (Photo by Rohan Visvanathan, via Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND)

High Art: History, Hype and The World’s Biggest Planes

Can a reborn jetliner again change the world — or look good trying?
by Patrick Smith
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Photos: Hey, Remember When the Space Shuttle Flew Over New York Last Week? That Was Cool!

We've finally recovered from our Space Shuttle Enterprise-arrival hangovers to publish some of our favorite photos of the arrivals and flyovers.
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