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The Boeing airplane that changed aviation reaches 50th anniversary milestone
Washington, USA - With this plane started the competition on commercial jets with McDonnell Douglas company
Fifty years ago, 15 of July 1954, Boeing unveiled the airplane that spawned the modern era of jet-powered commercial aviation. The Boeing 367-80, commonly known as the Dash 80, helped demonstrate the range and speed advantages jets offer over propeller-driven engines. The four power engine aircraft, was constructed to sell first as a military-tanker transport, had a wingspan of 130 feet, length of...
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