Photo Essay: ‘The Queen of the Skies’ – the Beautiful Boeing 747

After more than 50 years in the air, the last Boeing 747 left its assembly line in December 2022 for delivery to Atlas Air. Malik Merchant honours the Boeing 747 with a special collection of official images as well as textual material from Boeing Images. Feel the grandeur of the iconic 747 by clicking on BOEING 747 or on the image below.

Boeing 747 photo essay honoring the, Jumbo,  Malik Merchant, Simerg, News of Beings last plane.
Boeing 747 over Mt. Rainier in Washington State, US. Please click on image for article honouring the Jumbo. Photographs: Copyright © Boeing.

Date posted: January 30, 2023.



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