SEATTLE – Today we remember Boeing icon Joe Sutter. He passed away 3 years ago on August 30, 2016 at the age of 95. In the mid-60s, Sutter led the team that designed the Boeing 747. He was given the nickname “Father of the 747”. Father of the 747 Joseph Frederick “Joe” Sutter (March 21, 1921 – August
SANTA CRUZ, BOLIVIA – The American Boeing 747 Supertanker was filmed dropping water on wildfires in Bolivia’s department of Santa Cruz on Friday. A record number of fires have been raging through the Amazon rainforest most of which is located in Brazil, but the fires also stretches into Bolivia and several other countries. The aircraft
AMSTERDAM – One of the four engines of a Cargolux Italia B747 to Amsterdam was shut down during its flight to Amsterdam on Sunday. The B747 continued and landed safely at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in the Netherlands. Cargolux Italia Boeing 747-400 freighter – registration LX-TCV – performing Flight CV-7156 from Nairobi to Amsterdam, was descending
LOS ANGELES – Anyone who has always dreamed of owning their own luxury Boeing 747; this is your chance to buy one of Japan’s two former government aircraft. It’s for sale now for 28 million dollars (about 25 million euros). A company in California is selling this beautiful Queen of the Skies. Japanese Prime Minister
FAIRFORD, ENGLAND – British Airways’ special-liveried Boeing 747 took to the skies alongside the Red Arrows in a spectacular fly by at this year’s Royal International Air Tattoo. The Boeing 747 has been painted in the colours of the airline’s predecessor – British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) – to mark its centenary celebrations this year.
LOS ANGELES / March 19, 2019 – A dog was found dead at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Tuesday in the cargo hold of a KLM B747 on Flight KL601 from Amsterdam to Los Angeles. The dog died due to lack of oxygen. According to TMZ, airline sources told that the dog – which
DOHA – A Boeing 747-200F (reg.no. EP-FAB) of the Iranian Cargo Airline Fars Air Qeshm was damaged on Saturday night at Doha Airport in Qatar. Reportedly, the handling agents unloaded too much cargo from the front of the aircraft, causing the center of gravity to slide backwards and the B747’s nose to tilt. It’s the