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Boeing boing

Mr Bearbull

Mr Bearbull
Boeing boing

Think of Boeing (US:BA) and the popular imagination still conjures up images of the Jumbo jet or maybe the 707, Boeing's first jet airliner, which revolutionised air travel in the 1960s. Planes such as these romanticise Boeing as the company whose bosses were willing to gamble all on their conviction and their commitment. Thus they reckoned that the 707 would be a better commercial proposition than de Havilland's Comet - and they were right.

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