Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Then and Now

This shot gives you an idea of how much the size of airliners has changed. A Boeing 707, Boeing's first jetliner, parked next to a 747, their largest model to date. Despite the 707 being dwarfed by its larger kin, it's still considered a "heavy" jet for wake turbulence separaton.


  1. there's the magic....how do any of these monsters get off the ground....part of why aviation is so special for me....!!!!!misstwa

  2. I read this morning that Korean Air will be starting A-380 service to LAX from Seoul,Incheon Int'l, late summer, this year. They've ordered 10 A-380's, thats serious bucks!!!!!!!!!!!!