July 2, 2022
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What Was Boeing’s MD-10?

During the Tri-jet era, the McDonnell Douglas DC-10 and the MD-11 were each a success for decades and also the people’s favorites.

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Today in Aviation

Today in Aviation: The Prototype MD-11 Takes to the Skies

DALLAS – Today in Aviation, the McDonnell Douglas MD-11 took to the skies for the first time from Long Beach, California, the US, in 1990. McDonnell Douglas had been looking for a replacement for its popular DC-10 tri-jet since 1976. Research began under the designation of the ‘Super 60.’ This developed into the MD-11, formally […]

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Today in Aviation

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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