Joe Sutter, the father of Boeing 747 of Slovenian descent
Ljubljana, 21 November - Not many people flying aboard Boeing 747, one of the world's most recognizable airplanes, know that the Jumbo Jet's design and construction was spearheaded by a "proud Slovenian", an American of Slovenian descent. Joseph Sutter, the leader of the aircraft's design team, is commonly referred to as the father of the 747.
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