The Boeing 747 Story

The Boeing 747 Story

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The Boeing 747, more commonly known as the `Jumbo Jet', is probably the most recognised of all modern airliners, and for many years was the largest passenger airliner in service.Peter March describes the Jumbo Jet's development and its service history with the world's airlines. He includes a wide range of interesting facts and figures about an aircraft that has become one of the most recognisable icons of modern air travel. His concise but engaging narrative is complemented by a selection of 80 high quality-colour photographs showing the 747 in service.show more

Product details

  • Electronic book text | 128 pages
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • 0752484850
  • 9780752484853

About Peter R. March

Peter R March is an aviation author, photographer and journalist. He is the editor of the RAF Yearbook for the RAF Charitable Trust/Troyal International Air Tattoo, a regular contributing editor to Aircraft Illustrated and Pilot magazines, editor of Ian Allan's annual abc Military Aircraft Markings, and author of more than fifty books in his own right on aviation subjects, including The Concorde Story (2005) and The Spitfire Story (2006).show more