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747: The Jumbo Revolution: Sneak Peek

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747: The Jumbo Revolution: Sneak Peek

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This is the definitive history of the Boeing 747, from its historical conception through the fourth generation 747-8.

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At any given moment hundreds of people are soaring above us in a 747. From the moment the very first jumbo jet took off in 1969, it has been the aircraft against which all others are judged. But its 45-year journey has been anything but smooth. This is the definitive story of the Boeing 747, from its milestones and triumphs to its turning points and disasters. Witness its history through rare archival footage and tales from pilots, engineers, designers, and passengers who were there when it all began.

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