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08/02/1933 B247, the first modern aircraft


Boeing 247D Final Flight


1933 Boeing 247D landing for the last time at Boeing field.


United Airlines Boeing 247 NC13364 takes off from Vancouver Airport (#YVR) July 1st 1934

New Boeing Model 247 took off for the first time. Its construction incorporated most of the technological advances similar to the modern aircraft. It had all-metal airframe, a fully cantilevered wing, retractable landing gear, control surface trim tabs, autopilot and de-icing boots for the wings and tailplane.
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