The 747 was, quite literally, a huge gamble. Standing six storeys high and 225ft-long, the aptly nicknamed Jumbo Jet dwarfed its rivals and stablemates alike in both size and expense. Airliner World’s Craig West chronicles the development of Boeing’s behemoth.
Bob O'Brien gives us a treat as he delves into his extensive collection to share some of the best snaps of Nairobi’s Embakasi Airport – better known today as Jomo Kenyatta International – the main gateway to Kenya’s capital and surrounding country, taken during the 1970s.
Pan Am was a pioneering airline in many ways with this article on its Boeing 707 -321Cs, from the June 27, 1963 edition of ‘The Aeroplane and Commercial Aviation News’, an example of how it was at the vanguard of exploring new opportunities
Since its bankruptcy in 1991, the iconic American carrier has been missed by many. But there is one last remaining division that survived and is still operating to this day, as Key.Aero details