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Check Six – 1954: Prototype Boeing Model 367-80 Roll Out

May 14, 2021
Boeing 367-80 N70700 is rolled out at Boeing’s facility at Renton Field,

From the This Day in Aviation website

14 May 1954: The Boeing Model 367-80 prototype, N70700, was rolled out at the Boeing plant at Renton Field, south of Seattle, Washington. Boeing’s founder, William Edward Boeing (1881–1956) was present. The prototype made its first flight 15 July 1954 with Boeing test pilots Alvin M. “Tex” Johnston and Richard L. “Dix” Loesch. It is painted yellow and brown.

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