THE Boeing 747 turns 50 this week and for its birthday we check out the airplane’s historical past – which has been each glamorous and controversial.

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The planes, often called the Jumbo Jet or the Queen of the Skies, revolutionised air journey in a time when it was simply turning into out there for the lots.

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 The Boeing 747 is known for the distinctive 'bump' on its nose

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The Boeing 747 is thought for the distinctive ‘bump’ on its nostril

Early days

The Boeing 747 originated in 1963 because the US Air Power wanted a big and…

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