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Boeing Model 1 Boeing Model 1

1916

Worthy of brief mention as the very first of the long line of Boeing aircraft, the Model 1 was known ...

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Boeing B-1

1919

Boeing B-1

Boeing Model 15 / PW-9 / FB Boeing Model 15 / PW-9 / FB

1923

With experience gained from sub-contract production of a variety of aircraft designed by other manufacturers, and in particular, the Thomas-Morse ...

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Having become recognised as a designer of military aircraft, following the supply of Model 15 to both the US ...

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Boeing Model 21 / NB

1924

Boeing Model 21 / NB

Boeing Model 40 Boeing Model 40

1925

To meet the requirements of the Air Mail Department of the US Post Office, which needed a new mailplane to ...

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In April 1925 the USAAC issued a specification for a single-seat fighter to be powered by a new 447kW Packard ...

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Boeing F2B / Model 69

1926

Boeing F2B / Model 69

Boeing XP-4 Boeing XP-4

1926

The last aircraft built by Boeing against an order for 30 PW-9 single-seat fighters was retained by the company at the ...

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The XP-8 (Model 66) actually preceded the XP-7, being delivered in July 1927, having been launched as a private venture late ...

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Boeing XP-8 / Model 66

1927

Boeing XP-8 / Model 66

Boeing Model 74 / XF3B-1 Boeing Model 74 / XF3B-1

1927

The XF3B-1 (Model 74) was built by Boeing as a private venture and externally resembled closely the F2B-1, but had provision ...

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The XF3B-1 (Model 74) was built by Boeing as a private venture and externally resembled closely the F2B-1, but had ...

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Boeing F3B / Model 77

1928

Boeing F3B / Model 77

Boeing Model 80 Boeing Model 80

1928

The growth of operations on Boeing Air Transport's San Francisco-Chicago route resulted in the design and development of a purpose-designed ...

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The final production PW-9D (the 16th) was retained by Boeing for the experimental installation of a 600hp water-cooled Curtiss Conqueror V-1570 ...

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Boeing XP-7 / Model 93

1928

Boeing XP-7 / Model 93

Boeing F4B / P-12 Boeing F4B / P-12

1929

One of the most famous of Boeing's biplane fighters of the inter-war years, the F4B originated as a private venture to ...

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With continuing requirement for aircraft of the cargo/mail-carrying category, Boeing began the development of a far more advanced version in ...

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Boeing Model 200 Monomail

1930

Boeing Model 200 Monomail

Boeing XP-9 Boeing XP-9

1930

In May 1928, the USAAC issued a single-seat fighter specification to which Boeing responded with a shoulder-wing all-metal monoplane, the Model 96, which ...

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Generally similar to the Model 200 Monomail, this single aircraft had a fuselage lengthened by 0.2m and cargo/mail capacity ...

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Boeing Model 221 Monomail

1930

Boeing Model 221 Monomail

Boeing XP-15 / XF5B-1 Boeing XP-15 / XF5B-1

1930

During the course of 1929, work began as a private venture on two prototypes of a single-seat parasol fighter monoplane, one of ...

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In 1930 Boeing began the private-venture development of a bomber aircraft that, hopefully, would succeed in gaining a worthwhile military ...

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Boeing Model 214, 215, 246 / YB-9, Y1B-9

1931

Boeing Model 214, 215, 246 / YB-9, Y1B-9

Boeing P-26 "Peashooter" Boeing P-26 "Peashooter"

1933

The P-26 Peashooter was Boeing's first and last production monoplane fighter. Some 111 P-26A, 2 P-26B and 23 P-26C were ...

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On 8 February 1933, Boeing flew the prototype of a new civil airliner which was identified by the company as ...

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Boeing 247

1933

Boeing 247

Boeing XF6B-1 / Model 236 Boeing XF6B-1 / Model 236

1933

The last Boeing fighter of biplane configuration, the Model 236 single-seat shipboard fighter was designed around the 14-cylinder two-row Pratt & Whitney ...

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Designed to meet the requirements of a US Navy specification issued on 6 December 1932, the XF7B-1 (Model 273) was the first ...

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Boeing XF7B-1 / Model 273

1933

Boeing XF7B-1 / Model 273

Boeing YP-29 Boeing YP-29

1934

The P-29 or company Model 264 was a Boeing effort to improve upon the already impressive performance of the P-26 ...

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However determined the majority of Americans might have been in the 1930s to maintain the nation's long-established policy of isolation, ...

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Boeing Model 294 / XB-15 / XC-105

1937

Boeing Model 294 / XB-15 / XC-105

Boeing 307 / C-75 Stratoliner Boeing 307 / C-75 Stratoliner

1938

In early 1934 Boeing began design studies for a multi-engine bomber and a basically similar civil transport. When, in June ...

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Frustrated in their efforts to acquire a fleet of strategic bombers for service with the Army Air Corps, US Army ...

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Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress

1939

Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress

Boeing 314 Clipper Boeing 314 Clipper

1939

As early as January 1935, Pan American Airways had signified to the US Bureau of Air Commerce its wish to ...

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The outbreak of war in Europe in 1939 made it essential that USAAC planners should at least talk about long-range ...

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Boeing B-29 Superfortress

1942

Boeing B-29 Superfortress

Boeing XPBB-1 Sea Ranger Boeing XPBB-1 Sea Ranger

1942

In 1940 the solution to German U-boats off the US east coast was deemed to be giant long-range flying-boat bombers. Boeing ...

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US Navy carriers operating in the Pacific during World War II were, like similar vessels of any nation, very vulnerable ...

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Boeing XF8B

1944

Boeing XF8B

Boeing 367 / C-97 Boeing 367 / C-97

1944

In early 1942 Boeing initiated a design study to examine the feasibility of producing a transport version of its B-29 ...

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The B-50's development was approved in 1944, when the aircraft was known as the B-29D. Still in the midst of ...

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Boeing B-50

1947

Boeing B-50

Boeing B-47 Stratojet Boeing B-47 Stratojet

1950

The B-47's production was spurred in 1944 by the War Department's demand for jet bombers. In contrast to the B-45, ...

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The Boeing Model 377 Stratocruiser was a commercial transport development of the Model 367 (military C-97), and based on the ...

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Boeing 377 Stratocruiser

1950

Boeing 377 Stratocruiser

Boeing B-52 Stratofortress Boeing B-52 Stratofortress

1954

Most post-World War II bombers evolved from military requirements issued in the early or mid-forties, but none were produced as ...

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First flight Model 367-80, original prototype of 707 and 717, 15 July 1954; developed version ordered in large numbers by US ...

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Boeing 707

1954

Boeing 707

Boeing 720 Boeing 720

1959

The Boeing 720 is the intermediate-range member of the Boeing jet transport family. Although a completely different design from the weight ...

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In August 1954, the USAF announced that it intended to procure a number of tanker/transports developed from the prototype Boeing ...

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Boeing Model 717 / KC-135 Stratotanker / C-135 Stratolifter

1961

Boeing Model 717 / KC-135 Stratotanker / C-135 Stratolifter

Boeing 727 Boeing 727

1963

First 727-100 rolled out 27 November 1962; first flight 9 February 1963; FAA certification 24 December 1963; into service with Eastern ...

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First flight of 737-100, 9 April 1967; FAA certification 15 December 1967. Superseded by 737-200; first flight 8 August 1967; added ...

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Boeing 737

1967

Boeing 737

Boeing SST Boeing SST

1968

The Boeing 2707 stemmed from President Kennedy's June 1963 call for a supersonic transport (SST) to compete with the Anglo-French Concorde. ...

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Programme announced 13 April 1966 (first ever wide-body jet airliner), with Pan American order for 25; official programme launch 25 July ...

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Boeing 747

1969

Boeing 747

Boeing E-3A Sentry Boeing E-3A Sentry

1972

The requirement for an Airborne Warning And Control System (AWACS) aircraft was outlined by the US Air Force in 1963, ...

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In 1971 the USAF began to put together the specification of a new transport as a possible replacement for its ...

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Boeing YC-14

1976

Boeing YC-14

Boeing 767 Boeing 767

1981

Announced simultaneously with the Model 757, the Boeing Model 767 introduced a completely new fuselage structure which is 1.24m wider, ...

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Increased-capacity versions of the highly successful Boeing Model 727 have been studied over the years, but despite several proposals none ...

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Boeing 757

1982

Boeing 757

Boeing 777 Boeing 777

1994

First flew on June 12, 1994. Entered service in 1995. ...

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The Boeing X-32 was a multi-purpose jet fighter in the Joint Strike Fighter contest. It lost to the Lockheed ...

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Boeing X-32

2000

Boeing X-32

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Boeing 787 Dreamliner

2008

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