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09/02/1969 Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet first flight

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9th February 1969: First test flight of Boeing 747 'Jumbo Jet'

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Boeing 747 100 First Flight 1/2

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Boeing 747-100 First Flight 2/2

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The Boeing 747 is an American wide-body commercial jet airliner and cargo aircraft often referred to by its original nickname, "Jumbo Jet". The first flight took place on with test pilots Jack Waddell and Brien Wygle at the controls and Jess Wallick at the flight engineer's station.
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