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50 Years of the 747

 
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 12:14 pm    Post subject: 50 Years of the 747 Reply with quote

The Boeing 747 turns 50 today.

Pictures from half a century ago - September 30, 1968.














Memorabilia of the greatest 747 pilot I have even known - my old man.


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 1:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lovely photo-feature, 747-237! The best part was your collection.
Cheers, Sumantra.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

monumental landmark in the history of aviation. .. love the Queen of the Skies

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 01, 2018 2:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lovely pics.

I like stairs attached to the Jumbo in the pics below. Was that common before?
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 01, 2018 7:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

are these photos pre-test flight or afterwards ??

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Aseem wrote:
are these photos pre-test flight or afterwards ??

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Pre-test flight.

First flight was Feb 09, 1969.
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