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Old 6th Dec 2017, 04:47
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Originally Posted by TBM-Legend View Post
The B747 was originally design as a contestant for Pan Am and in the USAF cargo contest won by the Lockheed C-5 Galaxy. Boeing then took the design and created the Jumbo which then morphed into freighter versions as well.


A temp pax machine, as supersonic was to be the expected normal pax transport.

But the success of the B747 was in concept, they planned the design around both freight and passengers - not just 1. Or things may have been very different.
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