Video: The 'incredible' story of the Boeing 747 also know as the Jumbo Jet

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The Jumbo Jet first took to the skies for its inaugural test flight just after 11am on February 9 1969. Pilot Jack Waddell fired up one of the huge aeroplane's four mighty Pratt & Whitney jet engines. This is the 'incredible' story of the Boeing 747. …

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