The Boeing 787 flies!

And she’s off. The Boeing 787 has just taken to the skies for the first time at around 1830 GMT. Keep an eye on Flightglobal for our latest coverage.


Boeing 787 FF1.JPGTo see the moment in photos, take a look at these early images which we’ve collected, along with a bit of background on what it took to get here.

Check out the live coverage from our in-house 787 expert Jon Ostrower (Flightblogger), who has been following the programme since its inception.

And here’s a link to Boeing’s coverage of the event and our data page which has all you need to know about the aircraft.

Congratulations to all over in Seattle!


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