Alvin Johnston

Alvin Johnston

When Alvin "Tex" Johnston was told to sell Boeing's new 707 jetliner to a crowd of businessmen and reporters in 1955, he rolled the aircraft inverted in a 1 G maneuver called a barrel roll without the knowledge of the company's president.

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