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A good start for the Boeing 747-8 Freighter

the Boeing 747-8 freighter is shoing good reliability figures

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Will they, won’t they… Cargolux’s 747-8F

Today was meant to be the day that Boeing sailed over one of the many delivery hurdles littering its path with the handover of the first 747-8F to Cargolux. Except that now seems to be on a back-burner as Cargolux – under pressure from 35% shareholder Qatar Airways – has refused to accept the aircraft. […]

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Flight International 16-22 Feb: Jumbo Back in Business

This week Flightglobal publication Flight International reviews the outlook for the B747-8 now that the aircraft has made its maiden sortie and embarked on a 1700 hour test programme. It may have taken to the skies, but a sluggish cargo market leaves Boeing with a mountain to climb.Also featured are:Helicopters Special Report: Industry looks to […]

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Air-to-Air Photos of 747-8′s First Flight

Our AirSpace community section has lots of photos from the 747-8′s first flight, including air-to-air photos like this one: (Courtesy of Boeing) Head over to our 747 gallery on AirSpace for more photos.

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747-8 First Flight Photos

Head over to Flightblogger’s page for more of his photos of the 747-8′s first flight.

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2 747-8s On Ramp

Boeing says it remains on track for first flight of its 747-8Freighter “early in 2010″ as it outlines it plans for the flight-test programme to bring the new jumbo to market by the fourth quarter of this year. Boeing plans a 3,700h test programme for the new 747, consisting of 1,600 flight hours and 2,100 ground hours, […]

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Wing assembly for the first Boeing 747-8 complete

Boeing has completed major assembly on the first set of wings for its 747-8 aircraft, which will be part of a freighter airframe. Continue reading….

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