It is the 60th Anniversary of the First Flight of the 707 Prototype - the Dash 80. The product of a bunch of engineers who probably lived in Bellevue, Washington, wore wing-tipped shoes with argyle socks , white shirts with pocket protectors, and carried K & E slipsticks (slide rules.) They produced a machine that - on a dozen levels - changed the world."----From the site Welcome to Trains, Planes, and......
|Roll Out of first 707|
The above text and pics are courtesy of the site mentioned.
The 367-80 flew about two months before I was born.
The rest of the story is at the link below. Enjoy.