Boeing, an aircraft manufacturing company known throughout the world for the iconic 747 and 777, and was originally founded in Seattle, Washington in July of 1916. Boeing was founded by a man named William Boeing. William, who was studying at Yale during the time, used the knowledge he acquired in the timber industry and applied it to the design of an aircraft. In the past 102 years, Boeing has grown more than the world could have ever imagined. Their designs have become revolutionary, changing the field of aerospace and aviation.