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Tag Archives: 787 Dreamliner
Boeing delivered its first stretched-out, wide-body 787-10 Dreamliner jet tonight, scoring yet another first in the process. The ceremonial handover to Singapore Airlines, attended by thousands of Boeing employees and VIPs, marked the first time that the first commercial jet … Continue reading
It wasn’t a stunt: When Boeing’s test pilots flew a 787 Dreamliner jet for 18 hours and nearly 10,000 miles, tracing the outline of a 787 Dreamliner in the skies ranging from Michigan and Alabama to Wyoming, they were just … Continue reading
The largest breed of its Dreamliner jet series, the 787-10, got a great review today after being put through its aerial paces for the first time in the skies over South Carolina. “It performed exactly like we thought it would,” … Continue reading
It makes sense that a professional illustrator would win a contest to design a paint scheme for one of Hainan Airlines’ Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets. But this isn’t just any paint scheme: The task at hand was to add some … Continue reading
How can you top a Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet painted to look like Star Wars’ R2-D2 robot? How about a Kung Fu Panda Dreamliner? Hainan Airlines is teaming up with the Boeing Co. and DreamWorks Animation to make it so, and … Continue reading
If you love watching airplanes taking it to the max, you’ll dig the video showing a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner jet rehearsing for next week’s Farnborough International Airshow in England. The video, released today, tracks the All Nippon Airways jet from inside and … Continue reading