The Stratoliner Was the First Plane to Fly Above the Storm

By Andrew Tarantola

The Stratoliner Was the First Plane to Fly Above the Storm

In the early days of commercial air travel, planes were limited to just 14,000 feet in order to protect their passengers from the the dangers of thin, high altitude flying. But in 1938, Boeing changed the face of commercial air travel with the model 307 Stratoliner, the first commercial airplane to offer a pressurized cabin.

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