"Boeing" plant in Seattle
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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 went to the front. In early March, 1944 was expanded production, and more than three hundred and fifty aircraft were produced monthly. To prevent air attacks, the roofs of the plants were covered with greenery and objects that mimic that it was not a plant, but a simple village. In these war years, the main aviation companies of the United States began to unite. The B-17 Flying Fortress bomber, developed by Boeing also assembled at the Douglas Aircraft and Lockheed Aircraft factories, and the B-29 was also assembled at the Bell Aircraft factories of the Glenn L. Martin companies.

"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 ,.

The 15 .07.1954 made its first flight with a prototype of the Boeing 367-80 aircraft, which later gave way to a large series of successful commercial Boeing airliners of the seven hundred series.

The series was designed Boeing 737 in 1964 - 1967 - the most common passenger jet aircraft for the entire period of the passenger aircraft industry (more than 7600 aircraft were left and about 3000 aircraft orders were not closed in the middle of the year 2013).

"Boeing" in Seattle Factory 3

The 1966-1969 developed the world's first two-deck long-haul passenger wide-body aircraft 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 hangars of the Toulouse Aviation Plant in 2005.

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