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Boeing to stop production of 747 jumbo jet in 2022

CBS News Sunday, 2 August 2020
Boeing rolled out its first 747 at its Everett, Washington, plant in 1968. The jumbo jet quickly revolutionized air travel for the world. But its days are numbered. Kris Van Cleave reports.
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Boeing is winding down production of the 747 jumbo jet, which democratized global air travel in the 1970s but fell behind modern twin-engine aircraft. Megan Revell walks through the iconic jet’s history.

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