The era of the jumbo jet 747 is closing. Boeing has announced that it has taken the final the company will ever receive order for the construction 747 cargo planes. Production of 747 passenger jets came to an end some time ago.
Atlas air has ordered four 747-8 freighters at $149 million a piece. When their production is completed some time next year no more 747 or 747 variants will be made again after, 53 years after the first one rolled out of Boeing’s plant.
The 747 made history during the 1970s due to its mammoth size. It made direct