Boeing turns 100: A look back at aviation history
Boeing turned 100 years old on Friday, marking a full century of aerospace innovation.
Today, the company remains one of the largest companies in the global airliner market, with its 7-series passengers planes a common sight in airports around the world. It also makes military planes, including the F-18 Hornet and F-15E Strike Eagle.
To commemorate its birthday, here is a look at some images from the company’s long history.
On March 1, 1919, Bill Boeing (holding the mailbag on right) and Eddie Hubbard flew the first international mail flight from Seattle to Vancouver, British Columbia, in the Boeing Model C — the company’s first production plane. Read more…