Douglas Aircraft Company

5/11/1934: the Douglas DC-2 Takes Flight

Today in Aviation, the Douglas DC-2 operated its maiden flight in 1934. In command was Douglas Test Pilot Carl Cover.

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Today in Aviation: Boeing, McDonnell Douglas Finalize Merger

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, Boeing completed its merger with McDonnell Douglas in 1997. McDonnell Douglas could trace its history back to 1967, when the Douglas and McDonnell Aircraft companies merged. Boeing meanwhile, was founded by William Boeing back in 1916. The two companies had been competitors for many years. But as the industry entered […]

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