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1,000th BOEING 747 SET TO ROLL OUT

 SEATTLE, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sept. 10, Boeing will roll the 1,000th 747 out of the factory in Everett, Wash, Boeing announced today. Only four other jetliners in the history of aviation have achieved the same level of commercial success.
 Press materials are available in advance for media wishing to develop stories prior to the rollout.
 Boeing Commercial Airplane Group has set the rollout for 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 10.
 On hand will be Joe Sutter, chief engineer responsible for the overall design of the 747; Malcolm Stamper, who headed Boeing's Everett Division during the production of the first 747; John Borger, retired Pan Am chief engineer who played a key role in designing the jumbo jet; the first Boeing and Pan Am pilots to fly the 747; and Boeing workers who had a hand in thu@,roduction of all 1,000 airplanes.
 Also scheduled to attend are other senior Boeing executives; an executive from Singapore Airlines (which is scheduled to take delivery of the 1,000th airplane on Oct. 12); representatives of major subcontractors that have supplied 747 parts for the past 25 years, and about 18,000 Boeing employees.
 Interviews of executives and some Boeing employees may be scheduled prior to or after the ceremony.
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 /CONTACT: Boeing Everett Division Public Relations, 206-342-4771/
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