Word Origin and History for boeing
U.S. aerospace corporation, founded 1916 by William E. Boeing in Seattle, Washington, as an airplane manufacturer. The family name is German.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for boeing
Looking through photographs from the early days of U.S. airlines, I found a shot of the cabin of the Boeing 247, circa 1934.
The no-frills airlines predominantly use two airplanes, either various versions of the Boeing 737 or the Airbus A320.
Only in 1953 was the first unit with those bombers, Boeing B-47s, ready to be deployed in Europe from a base in England.I Saw Nuclear Armageddon Sitting on My Desk
November 10, 2014
It reminds me of the experience that Boeing had with the FAA when, in the 1960s, the Boeing 747 was being certified.Can Anyone Make Space Safe for Civilians?
November 4, 2014
Instead it details how the Boeing 777 was riddled with holes created by “a large number of high energy objects from the outside.”MH17 Switched Places With Another Jet
September 9, 2014