1/100 scale PacMin Air China 747-8i model autographed by Joe Sutter, Father of the 747. / Photo courtesy of USA Today

Air China welcomes their first 747-8i

October 1, 2014

On September 29, Air China received their first 747-8 Intercontinental, marking over 30 years of operating the 747. Joe Sutter, chief developer of the 747, also attended the special delivery ceremony.

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TransAero Flight of Hope 5

Transaero launches new charity

November 16, 2013

Transaero passengers are now able to help children in need by flying with the airline.

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1/40 scale Cargolux Cutaway

747-8F Cargolux Cutaway displayed at the Transport Logistics Tradeshow 

September 16, 2013

Cargolux’s custom-made 1/40 scale 747-8F cutaway showcased the capabilities of its cargo aircraft at the 2013 Transport Logistics tradeshow.

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747 cutaway

All things 747-8

April 18, 2013

The latest blog post by Randy Tinseth of Boeing recounts some of the festivities that took place to celebrate Lufthansa’s new route. Fans of the 747-8 can also design their own liveries using Boeing’s Design Your Own Livery tool.

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1:20 scale 747-8i in Boeing Business Jet livery

Delivering The Incredible

February 29, 2012

The latest blog post by Randy Tinseth of Boeing features an article about the recent first delivery of a 747-8i.  In his commentary, Mr. Tinseth recognises the large exhibit model of the 747-8i that was present as providing a great backdrop for the occasion. Of course this model is a 1/20 scale PacMin model!

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Boeing honors Joe Sutter, father of the 747, with custom paint scheme and dedicated building

May 31, 2011

Boeing honors Joe Sutter, father of the 747, with aircraft models in a custom paint scheme and a dedicated engineering building at Boeing’s Everett facility.

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