Tag: Joe Sutter


  • ‘Father of the 747’, Joe Sutter dies aged 95

    Even after his retirement from Boeing in 1986 he stayed close to the business, continuing to play a role as a consultant with Boeing Commercial Airplanes chief executive Ray Connor saying Sutter was a “beloved member of the Boeing...... Read More
  • Father of Boeing 747′ wins Lifetime Achievement Award

    Legendary Boeing aeronautical engineer Joe Sutter, credited with leading the development of the iconic 747 jetliner, has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the recent 2010 Farnborough International Airshow. Sutter joined Boeing in 1946 as an aerodynamics...... Read More