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In this March 31, 1944 photo from the Boeing Co. archive, a B-17G Flying Fortress airplane is shown at Boeing's historic "Plant 2" in Seattle, with camouflage used to hide the building from aerial attacks during World War II visible on the roof. After giving birth to some of the world's most significant aircraft, the outdated facility is scheduled to be torn down in the fall of 2010. (AP Photo/Courtesy Boeing Co.)

In this March 31, 1944 photo from the Boeing Co. archive, a B-17G Flying Fortress airplane is shown at Boeing's historic "Plant 2" in Seattle, with camouflage used to hide the building from aerial attacks during World War II visible on the roof. After giving birth to some of the world's most significant aircraft, the outdated facility is scheduled to be torn down in the fall of 2010. (AP Photo/Courtesy Boeing Co.)

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