The Boeing 707 was the first commercial jet used in the United States.
The inaugural flight. 60 years ago today (10/17/1958), came after years of testing that included this incredible barrel roll of a prototype by Tex Johnson caught on film.
Only after manufacturing 865 units did it ceased production in 1979.
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