When you own a plane just for fun, it’s never a great idea to break it. Unfortunately for William Boeing, that was the case. To his displeasure, he was told that the replacement parts for his new toy wouldn’t be available for several months. Ticked off, Boeing and a friend set out to build better machine without relying on anyone else. The seaplane they built functioned incredibly well, and Boeing decided to start his own aircraft business.
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