1957 Boeing 707 Advertisement

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By October 1957, Boeing had chalked up orders for its first jetliner from 12 airlines: Air France, Air India, BOAC, Braniff, Continental, Cubana, Lufthansa, Pan American, Qantas, Sabena and TWA. This advert, placed in the October 14, 1957 issue of Aviation Week & Space Technology, promised comfort and quiet at 600 miles an hour in America's first jet airliner.

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