Archive for December, 2012

Boeing Marks 50th Anniversary of 707 First Flight

Posted on December 20th, 2012 · Posted in Aviation News

Today Boeing [NYSE: BA] marks the 50th anniversary of the first flight of its 707 jetliner, and the point in commercial aviation history when propellers gave way to the jet age and air travel became affordable and available. On a typically cold and rainy Northwest Friday afternoon Dec. 20, 1957,..
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Flying The Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Posted on December 10th, 2012 · Posted in Factory Fresh

Aviation Week’s resident test pilot, Fred George, flew the Boeing 787 in November. He was joined in the cockpit by Aviation Week’s cameras.