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"Boeing" plant in Seattle

"Boeing" plant in Seattle

 

 

The plant in Seattle is a major production capacity of the entire corporation.

The company consists of two main divisions: civil products Commercial Boeing Airplanes products and military applications Defense Integrated Systems. In addition, the corporation includes the organization on project finance Boeing Capital Corporation, Organization for infrastructure support Shared Services Group and Boeing Engineering, an organization on the development, acquisition and implementation of innovative processes and technologies Operations & Technology.

"Boeing" in Seattle Factory 1

 

During World War II, Boeing created a huge number of bombers. Many of the workers who worked at that time were women whose husbands had gone to the front. At the beginning of March 1944, production was expanded, and more than three hundred and one hundred and fifty aircraft were produced monthly. To prevent air attacks, the roofs of the plants were covered with greenery and objects imitating that it was not a factory, but a simple village. In these war years, the main US aviation companies began to unite. The bomber B-17 Flying Fortress, developed by Boeing also met at the Douglas Aircraft and Lockheed Aircraft plants, and B-29 was also assembled at Bell Aircraft Glenn L. Martin plants.

"Boeing" in Seattle Factory 2

 

Boeing Company in 1950-ies were designed bombers such as the Boeing B-47 Stratojet first jet and one of the symbols of the Cold War, Boeing B-52 Stratofortress ,.

15 .07.1954 made its first flight the aircraft experienced an instance Boeing 367-80, then gave way to a long series of successful commercial airliners Boeing series "seven hundred".

The series was designed Boeing 737 in 1964 - 1967 years - the most common passenger jets for the time of passenger aircraft (left more than 7600 aircraft and about 3000 orders for aircraft are not closed in the middle of the year 2013 n).

"Boeing" in Seattle Factory 3

 

Was developed in 1966 - 1969's first double-decker passenger long-haul wide-body aircraft in the world Boeing 747. At the time of its construction it was the largest, heaviest and capacious passenger airliner, and remained so for many thirty-seven years, until AerobusaA380Who first left the hangar aircraft factory in Toulouse 2005 year.

 

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