Boeing, the American aerospace and defense conglomerate, has built up a truly enviable line-up of aircraft models over the years. Further, while the commercial aircraft are more widely known, the company is adept at producing flying machines meant for non-commercial purposes such as defense and space exploration as well. In this article, we take a peek at some of the various Boeing aircraft models.
Military and other non-commercial models from Boeing – In the military space, Boeing has had some illustrious aircraft models adorning its lineup. Take for instance, the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, first flown in April 1938 until its retirement with the Brazilian Air Force in 1968. It is a well known fact that the B-17 was responsible for dropping 640,000 tons of bombs on Germany during World War II, the most by any U.S. aircraft right through the war. The Boeing F-15 Eagle, known as the McDonnell … Read More