Boeing 787 successfully performs first flight despite bad weather

787 liftoff.jpgPicture credit: Boeing

Boeing has completed the maiden flight of its flagship 787 Dreamliner, the world’s first majority composite jetliner.

The aircraft – designated ZA001 – touched down at 1:35PST at Boeing Field just south of Seattle and home to the company’s flight test operations centre that will oversee the nine to 12 month certification process. Continue reading…

See also Flightglobal’s dedicated 787 first flight page


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