End Of The Reign Of The “Queen Of The Skies”?

A British Airways Boeing-747, parked at London’s Heathrow.

The 747, the largest of the Boeing fleet, may be nearing the end of its production life. Amid waning demand for four-engine aircraft, the airplane maker will cut the output of the graceful, humpbacked airliner, to only six a year.

The jumbo jet was one the most revolutionary passenger airliners of the 20th century.  Its arrival, in 1970, brought long-range travel within easy reach of the masses.

h/t: CNN

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