D-ABOB Boeing-707-430 LH, 17.3.1960 ~ First Transatlantic Non-Stop Flight ~ They would take into account real time weather data each day, as well as simulated load factors to perfect the route years before the route would go “live”. From 1956-1958, while the 707 was still in design phase and had no accurate data, Lufthansa would assume data from Boeing’s Dash 80 for its simulations. ~ 3 of 5
July 15, 1954: Boeing 707 Makes First Flight
This Day in Aviation History July 1954 First flight of the Boeing The Boeing or “Dash as it was known at Boeing, is an American prototype jet transport built to demonstrate.
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