• 747

  • Creating the World's First Jumbo Jet and Other Adventures from a Life in Aviation
  • By: Joe Sutter
  • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
  • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (740 ratings)

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747

By: Joe Sutter
Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
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Publisher's summary

747 is the thrilling story behind "the Queen of the Skies" - the Boeing 747 - as told by Joe Sutter, one of the most celebrated engineers of the 20th century, who spearheaded its design and construction. Sutter's vivid narrative takes us back to a time when American technology was cutting-edge and jet travel was still glamorous and new. With wit and warmth, he gives an insider's sense of the larger than life-size personalities - and the tensions - in the aeronautical world.

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