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Timeline: How Boeing's commercial aircraft have evolved
Boeing's 787 Dreamliner, the first mostly composite airliner, is the culmination of nine decades of technological innovation and experimentation in commercial aircraft.
GRAPHIC AND RESEARCH BY MARK NOWLIN / THE SEATTLE TIMES
Sources: The Boeing Company; "Boeing Aircraft Since 1916" by Peter M. Bowers, Aero Publishers, 1966; Michael Lombardi, Corporate Historian, The Boeing Company; www.museumofflight.org; www.open-site.org/Science/Aerospace/History/; www.ueet.nasa.gov/StudentSite/engines.html; www.historylearningsite.co.uk/messerschmitt_262.html; www.neam.co.uk/meteor.html; www.aerospaceweb.org/aircraft/jetliner/comet/index.shtml.