In 1916, Boeing delivered its first airplane, the Boeing B&W. 100 years later they’ve produced and delivered tens of thousands of airplanes, and nearly 10,000 of the 737 alone. We took a few family portraits to see how many Boeing aircraft are up in the air today. Happy 100th Birthday Boeing!
A Boeing Airplanes Family Portrait
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The 7 Series
The most numerous Boeing airplane in skies, at any given time there are thousands of 737s in flight. When we took our portrait, we were tracking 2,882 737s.
The Jumbo Jet or Queen of the Skies, the 747 is perhaps the most iconic airplane in the world.
Boeing’s most popular wide-body aircraft, with over 600 in the air right now.
The 787 is Boeing’s newest all-new aircraft, first taking flight in 2009.
Happy birthday Boeing. Here’s to another century of flight!