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08/02/1933 B247, the first modern aircraft

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Boeing 247D Final Flight

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

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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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