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Add to your Centennial Heritage Collection!

The Boeing Store recently released the third set in the exclusive Centennial Heritage Collection that honors 24 historical aircraft and spacecraft from the companies that make up the Boeing we know today. It includes the Douglas DC-3, which made air travel popular and airline profits possible. The first DC-3 built was the Douglas Sleeper Transport, […]

Honoring our “Trailblazers”

Boeing is quick to acknowledge women’s contributions to the company and aerospace history. We’re all familiar with the “Rosie the Riveters” who helped turn out hundreds of thousands of bombers and other aircraft during World War II. But did you know that women have also been employed by Boeing as engineers, test pilots, managers, and […]

The Art of Flight

A living room was the factory floor. Sheets of paper made it an active assembly line. Clever folds produced an airplane ready for rollout. A test flight merely required the flick of a wrist. All that’s left for the Boeing Flypaper project—the quest to come up with a compelling paper airplane design that doubles as poster art—is the ongoing delivery. […]