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Walking Around Boeing’s First — the Boeing Model 1 (first half)

26 October 2015

 

Walking around Boeing's First — the Boeing Model 1

Boeing Model 1 in the Museums of Flight’s Great Hall — photo by Joseph May

This is an appearance replica of Boeing’s first design-build aircraft, the Model 1, or the B&W as it was originally named. Two copies were constructed and both soon were on New Zealand where they served well. This example is prominently suspended in the Great Hall of Seattle’s Museum of Flight.

Walking around Boeing's First — the Boeing Model 1

The Boeing Model 1 had improved floats over aircraft of the day by increased length and width — photo by Joseph May

Boeing Model 1 — photo by Joseph May

Boeing Model 1 — photo by Joseph May

Boeing Model 1 — photo by Joseph May

Boeing Model 1 — photo by Joseph May

Boeing Model 1 — photo by Joseph May

Boeing Model 1 — photo by Joseph May

Boeing Model 1 — photo by Joseph May

Boeing Model 1 detail of the starboard float’s bow — photo by Joseph May

Boeing Model 1 — photo by Joseph May

Boeing Model 1 tail float — photo by Joseph May

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