SEATTLE, May 10, 2023—On May 20 Seattle author David D. Williams will shed new light on William E. Boeing’s life during a 2 p.m. lecture based upon his new book, The William E. Boeing Story – A Gift of Flight. Williams was granted unprecedented access to the Boeing family archives to create an extraordinarily vivid and accurate portrait of this influential yet private man who founded the aviation company recognized everywhere. A book signing follows the lecture and Q and A. Books are available at The Museum of Flight Store.

Author David Williams is the executive director of the Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum in Kent, Wash. He has been involved in powerboat racing his whole life. He has written extensively about motorsports and aviation. The William E. Boeing Story is his tenth book.

Image: The original Boeing Company factory, 1917. The building is currently at The Museum of Flight. Photo courtesy The Boeing Collection at The Museum of Flight.


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