Boeing’s Iconic 747 Turns 50: A History in Pictures
A Boeing Co. 747 passenger aircraft, operated by Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd., takes off at London Gatwick Airport in Crawley, U.K. (Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg)

Boeing’s Iconic 747 Turns 50: A History in Pictures

(Bloomberg) -- The world got its first glimpse of Boeing Co.'s 747 jumbo jet in flight half a century ago, on Feb. 9, 1969, as it soared into the sky above a throng of onlookers and the Everett, Wa...
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