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Monday, February 8, 2010

Boeing 747-8 First Flight

As the Boeing 747-8 taxis out to the runway, it passes a crowd of Boeing employees waiting for it to pass by. The initials "JW" on the flap just above the landing gear stand for Jack Waddell, a former Boeing test pilot. Waddell flew the first 747 on its first flight in 1968.

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