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Final Boeing 747 leaves the factory

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The final Boeing 747 sits on the tarmac outside of the factory at a ceremony for delivery, Tuesday, Jan. 31, in Everett, Wash.
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The final Boeing 747 jumbo jet is visible behind a a large screen as the doors of the assembly plant open during a ceremony for delivery, Tuesday, Jan. 31, in Everett, Wash.
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Boeing Co. CEO Dave Calhoun speaks during a ceremony for the delivery of the final Boeing 747 jumbo jet, Tuesday, Jan. 31, in Everett, Wash.
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Actor and pilot John Travolta speaks during a ceremony for the delivery of the final Boeing 747 jumbo jet, Tuesday, Jan. 31, in Everett, Wash.
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An illustration on the side of the final Boeing 747 commemorates Joe Sutter, who was the chief engineer in creating the jumbo jet over 50 years ago, is seen during a ceremony for the delivery of the final Boeing 747 jumbo jet, Tuesday, Jan. 31, in Everett, Wash.
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Desi Evans, 92, laughs as he talks about working on the first 747 over 50-years ago before a ceremony for the delivery of the final Boeing 747 jumbo jet, Tuesday, Jan. 31, in Everett, Wash.
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THE SEATTLE TIMES

The final Boeing 747 lands at Paine Field following a test flight, Tuesday, Jan. 10, in Everett, Wash.
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A Boeing 747 takes off from Seattle in January 1970.
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A Pan Am Boeing 747 sits at Heathrow Airport, London, after its maiden commercial trans Atlantic flight from New York, on Jan. 22, 1970.
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The crew of a Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet pose in front of the nose of the plane at London's Heathrow Airport in England on Jan. 12, 1970.
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Military personnel watch as Air Force One, with President Donald Trump aboard, prepares to depart at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., on Feb. 17, 2017.

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