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Asked Again. Is The Boeing 747 Extinct?

The Boeing 747 has been an iconic figure in aviation history. Making the likes of Pan Am possible, it’s been featured in movies, flown Presidents hundreds of thousands of miles and been a workhorse of the freight industry for decades.

Innovation has lead to twin-engine planes that can fly just as far while burning less fuel, reducing the market size for new 747s. Is the 747 at the end of its runway?