A Boeing 707 flying over the Golden Gate Bridge, 1958.

A Boeing 707 flying over the Golden Gate Bridge, 1958.

On May 27, 1960, the British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) introduced the Boeing 707 aircraft on its London to New York service

Still Boeing strong! How aviation giant's iconic planes have graced Britain's skies for 75 years

On May 27, 1960, the British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) introduced the Boeing 707 aircraft on its London to New York service

Boeing 707: The Boeing 707 prototype, known as th Dash 80, made its maiden flight on July 15, 1954, ushering America into the age of jet transportation. On October 26, 1958, Pan American Airways made commercial history by inaugurating its trans-/Atlantic 707-120 jet service between New York and Paris. Boeing later developed the larger 707-320 Intercontinental series which featured a longer fuselage, bigger wing, higher-powered engines, and increased fuel capacity (which increased range to…

Boeing 707: The Boeing 707 prototype, known as th Dash 80, made its maiden flight on July 15, 1954, ushering America into the age of jet transportation. On October 26, 1958, Pan American Airways made commercial history by inaugurating its trans-/Atlantic 707-120 jet service between New York and Paris. Boeing later developed the larger 707-320 Intercontinental series which featured a longer fuselage, bigger wing, higher-powered engines, and increased fuel capacity (which increased range to…

Boeing 367-80 N70700 during a test flight over the Olympic Peninsula near Seattle, circa 1954. Popularly known as the Dash 80, this aircraft was the prototype for the Boeing 707. (Photo: Boeing)

Boeing 367-80 N70700 during a test flight over the Olympic Peninsula near Seattle, circa 1954. Popularly known as the Dash 80, this aircraft was the prototype for the Boeing 707. (Photo: Boeing)

If I saw engines like that on a plane I was in, I would be absolutely terrified

If I saw engines like that on a plane I was in, I would be absolutely terrified

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