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360° view of 747-8I test interior

After the Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental arrived at Le Bourget for the Paris Air Show, where the 747 is making its international debut, Boeing invited attendees aboard. Jon Ostrower, editor of Flightblogger, made this 360° shot of the test interior between doors 1 and 2. The technique calls for a series of photos taken over time […]

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Air-to-air with 747-8 Intercontinental on maiden sortie

Boeing has released these two photos, one showing the 747-8 Intercontinental above clouds and the other of the aircraft above snow-capped mountains in Washington state. They were both taken during the aircraft’s maiden sortie on Sunday 20 March. During the 4h and 26min flight, the aircraft reached an altitude of 6,096m (20,000ft) and a speed […]

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‘Sunrise’ 747-8I on cover of Flight International

This week Boeing’s first 747-8 Intercontinental, unveiled in a surprise ‘sunrise’ livery that pays tribute to the first 747, City of Everett, is featured on the cover of Flightglobal publication Flight International. We look at how Boeing is for the first time in its history is tackling three simultaneous aircraft certifications. With much work to do, […]

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