2017-04-20 / The Motley Fool

Last week’s trivia answer

I trace my roots to 1916, when my founder, who shares my name, established the Aero Products Company. A year later, during World War I, I was building “flying boats” for the U.S. Navy. That led to more offerings for the military. In the 1920s, I expanded into airmail services and also bought companies such as Sikorsky and Pratt & Whitney. Soon after, antitrust laws made me break up. I’m a commercial and military aerospace giant and have built spacecraft for NASA, too. My order backlog features thousands of airplanes, and my market value tops $100 billion. Who am I? (Answer: Boeing) ¦

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