The Boeing 247 - The First Modern Commercial Airplane
The Boeing 247 - The First Modern Commercial Airplane.
This is the airplane that prompted Douald Douglas to create the DC-Series
Today it is still likely that most people have flown on a Boeing-made jet such as the Boeing 757, 767, 777, or Boeing 787. You walk aboard into a warm cabin and take your place in a not as comfortable but still narrow seat. The flight attendant will tell you to fasten your seat belt, keep your seat-back upright, and what to do if the cabin looses pressure at 35,000 feet. It all seems boring and routine to many. Did you ever wonder where it all began? The name Boeing didn't appear overnight, even though more than one generation of Americans associated the name Boeing with military aircraft. $4.99 Delivered wirelessly. Just click on the cover.
The Fabulous Ford Tri-Motors. We all know Henry Ford's contribution to America. He put America on wheels .Henry Ford made another contribution to America in the 1920s. It is not as well known, but its far-reaching effects have equaled if not surpassed the achievement of the automobile. He took the fledgling airplane, considered by most people at the time to be a noisy, bothersome, and dangerous machine belonging to the "Barnstormer," and transformed it into a convenient way to travel. He was responsible for the beginning of an airline network linking cities all over the United States. $4.99 Delivered wirelessly. Just click on the cover.