Boeing Frontiers
July 2003
Volume 02, Issue 03
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By the Numbers

1946 The year the McDonnell FH-1 Phantom became the first U.S. jet airplane to take off and land from an aircraft carrier.

27,000 Tail number of the Boeing 707 that for 28 years flew in presidential service as Air Force One. The airplane is being moved to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif.



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