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Adventurers' dream took wing

...Wilbur and Orville would have laughed at the sight. The Boeing 747 squats on the factory floor, a fat-bellied, hump-backed...Had they launched their aircraft at the back of the Boeing 747's economy section, they wouldn't have made it to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/30/met_276393.shtml
Metro
Government's lies feed the persistence of conspiracy theories

...presented to Congress, but expert testimony on how eyewitness accounts are often wrong was.The FBI oversaw recovery of the Boeing 747 and all 230 people on board. Nighttime video surveillance captured agents entering the crash hangar to change evidence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-02-23/governments-lies
DeMille uses TWA Flight 800 crash for latest thriller

...and eyewitnesses, that more than 200 people described seeing a streak of light rising off the Atlantic Ocean as the Boeing 747 made its ascent into the night sky on a flight to Paris from New York's Kennedy Airport. Everyone aboard the plane...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/26/art_438125.shtml
Arts
Technology takes toll

...the sport. Cars have been twisted and contorted into speedsters with more aerodynamics dependencies and gadgets than a Boeing 747, and neither jets nor stock cars manage well following in the wake of unsettled air. The term "aero-push" has become...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/06/nas_342800.shtml
Nascar
Atlantis improperly attached to plane in cross-country flight

...the shuttle in place during the cross-country trip. In the worst case, Atlantis could have fallen off the modified Boeing 747 in flight. As it turned out, the shuttle suffered no damage. The bolts holding it on top of the jet had some minor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/20/tec_217810.shtml
XXX Technology
Mourners view pageantry

...Reagan in his presidential hilltop library, in advance of his lying in state at the Capitol beginning Wednesday night. A Boeing 747 from the White House fleet carried the former president across country as crowds assembled in Washington's uncomfortable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/10/nat_418486.shtml
National
Jetliners didn't see each other

...the transcripts show. The Saudi Boeing 747 was seven minutes into its flight...traffic 12 o'clock reciprocal. Saudi Boeing 747, 14 miles. Report in sight...hour at the time of the crash; the Boeing 747 takes off at about 200 mph, reaching...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/11/14/met_200543.shtml
Metro
This day in the millennium -- February 18

...California Supreme Court struck down the state's death penalty. 1977 -- the space shuttle Enterprise, sitting atop a Boeing 747, went on its maiden "flight" above the Mojave Desert. 1988 -- Anthony M. Kennedy was sworn in as the 104th justice...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/18/met_253706.shtml
Metro
Olympic torch passes through Mexico City

...Olympics. The flame - carried in an unimpressive lantern - arrived early Tuesday from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, aboard a Boeing 747 bearing the legend, "Pass the flame, unite the world." It was carried on a bus, escorted by police and news media...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/16/oly_419139.shtml
Olympics
Boeing touts strategy as rival Airbus basks in big jet deal

...price and number of planes. It included 20 four-engine A340s and 21 A380 superjumbos - Airbus' planned rival to the Boeing 747. "This will be our big order of the show," John Leahy, head of Airbus' commercial aircraft division, told The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/17/bus_378677.shtml
Business