Spirit of '67: How Boeing's 'Baby' Jetliner Fuselage Made Its Journey West

51 years ago this month, Aviation Week reported on the completion of the first 737 fuselage at what was then Boeing’s facility in Wichita, Kansas. At that time, well before the mighty Everett site was completed for the 747 program, Boeing’s main commercial facility was at Renton in Washington where...

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