Farewell to the Boeing 747, the world’s first jumbo jet

First Boeing 747-121 , 1969 – Courtesy Museum of Flight

Curent and former Boeing employees, customers, and aviation fans of all sorts gathered at Boeing’s Everett factory on Tuesday to mark the deliver of the final 747 aircraft to Atlas Air Worldwide.

The event closes out more than a half century of production of the iconic airplane.

747 Memorabilia

Here is some 747 memorabilia we found in the SFO Museum collection at San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

Pan American World Airways, Boeing 747 – 1969

And here’s a video from December 6, 2022, when Boeing rolled out the final 747 from the factory in Everett, WA. in advance of its delivery to Atlas Air.

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