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22/01/1970 The Boeing 747 enters commercial service for Pan Am Airways

The Boeing 747 is an American wide-body commercial jet airliner and cargo aircraft and it was the first wide-body produced. Before it's first flight, it was christened by the former First Lady of the United States Pat Nixon and sprayed with red, white and blue water.


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