W.E.Boeing

Events

William Boeing was born in Detroit, Michigan.

1881

William's father died of influenza.

1883

Wright Brothers make first airplane flight

1903

William drops out of Yale Engineering School

1905

William establishes Greenwood Timber Co

1908

William bought Heath Shipyard

1910

To build a yacht

Boeing attends first air show.

1910

World War 1 Began

1914

Boeing begins flying lessons from Martin Aircraft Company

1915

Boeing took first flight with aviator Terah Maroney.

1915