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JAL’s first Boeing 787

Courtesy of Boeing, here’s a pic of yesterday’s handover ceremony for Japan Airlines’s first Boeing 787-8. I’ve no idea what the large glass shield is in front of the assembled guests – presumably to keep teh traditional Seattle weather at bay… Credit: Boeing

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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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Coming Soon: JAL Hawaii-themed 777-200

The outlook at JAL may be bleak, but the carrier on 31 October will unveil this above 777-200 sporting a Hawaii-themed livery. Dubbed the “Aloha jet”, the aircraft is a partnership with Hawaii State Tourism Bureau to promote JAL’s routes to Hawaii, Pak’s JAL Blog says. The aircraft will primarily operate on domestic Japanese flights […]

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JAL’s New ‘Sky Eco’ Livery on a 777-200

JAL unveiled images today of a new “Sky Eco” livery that will be painted on a 777-200 to promote the carrier’s “Sky Eco Project”. I’m not wearing my Japanese glasses so I can’t tell you anything more. Do you know Japanese or do you know more about this jet? In 2008 JAL unveiled its first […]

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