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Australian Business TravellerPhotos: Inside Boeing's 787-9 test aircraftAustralian Business TravellerLong before any new commercial aircraft takes to the skies with paying passengers on board, manufacturers such as Airbus and Boeing carry out an exhaustive series of flight tests with specially-build aircraft. The Boeing Dreamliner 787-9 which carries ...Ethiopian 787 flying again after secretive repair of fire damageThe Seattle TimesEthiopian Airlines 787 returns to service after repairTucson CitizenNTSB continues to investigate Boeing 787 batteries, will conclude by MarchThe Japan Daily PressAviation Week -The Daily Telegraphall 67 news articles »
Boeing Flies Flight-Test 787-9 Non-Stop from Seattle to New ZealandAirlines and DestinationsThe second of three aircraft dedicated to the Boeing 787-9 flight-test program, ZB002, flew non-stop from Seattle's Boeing Field to Auckland Airport, departing on January 3 at 9:55 a.m. local time and landing some 13 hours, 49 minutes later at Auckland ...and more »
Australian Business TravellerBoeing 787-9 begins heat stress tests in Australian outbackAustralian Business TravellerBoeing's 787-9 will spend this week basking under the intense Australian sun as the aircraft undergoes gruelling 'hot weather' testing – a necessary step before the long-range Dreamliner is certified for use by airlines. The special test plane – the ...
Sydney Morning HeraldStretched Dreamliner makes debut in New ZealandSydney Morning HeraldMr Luxon said Air NZ had considered using the aircraft for long-haul flights like Auckland-Chicago and Auckland-Mumbai but decided it would require too much of a sacrifice of passengers or cargo for weight reasons to make those routes work. "As the ...
Dreamliner drops in for a flying visitNew Zealand HeraldThe Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner test aircraft was given a quick inspection by Air NZ executives at Auckland International Airport on Saturday. A Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner destined to join Air New Zealand's fleet has made a whistle-stop visit to Auckland.
Airline ReporterBoeing 787-9 Dreamliner to Conduct Flight Tests to AucklandAirline ReporterThe first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is expected to be delivered to Air New Zealand sometime in mid-2014. Before then, the aircraft has quite a few tests to complete prior to being certified, and Boeing has one fun adventure planned starting this weekend.
Travel Daily MediaBoeing plans 787-9 preview flight to New ZealandTravel Daily Media“Boeing is proud to bring the 787-9 to Auckland to show Air New Zealand what the team has achieved,” said Mark Jenks, Boeing's vice president of 787 development. “With more than 150 flights since testing began in September, the test fleet continues to ...Boeing takes 787-9 on long-haul test flightAirline fleet ManagementBoeing Dreamliner arrives on test flightThe Farming ShowB787-9 completes first international flightBusiness TravellereTurboNews -Sydney Morning Herald -MSN NZ Newsall 92 news articles »
Boeing 787-9 to visit New ZealandAerospace Manufacturing and Design“Boeing is proud to bring the 787-9 to Auckland to show Air New Zealand what the team has achieved,” said Mark Jenks, vice president, 787 Development, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. “With more than 150 flights since testing began in September, the test ...
Filmed in the summer of 2013, this new All Nippon Airways JA823A Boeing 787-8 departs on a test flight. For a while, nearly half the test flights seemed to b...
Aviation WeekEthiopian 787 Returns To The AirAviation WeekAn Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 has made its first flight since suffering structural damage in a fire at London's Heathrow Airport in July. Boeing test pilots took ET-AOP on a test flight from Heathrow on December 21, flying racetrack patterns over ...and more »
Aviation International NewsBoeing Enters 787-9 Certification Test PhaseAviation WeekBoeing has obtained type inspection authorization (TIA) for the stretched 787-9 from the FAA, officially clearing the way for the start of certification flight testing. The award of TIA marks a key transition in the test program which now moves from ...Boeing 787-9 Earns Type Inspection AuthorizationAviation International Newsall 2 news articles »
Aviation WeekBoeing Simplifies 787 Software To Improve ReliabilityAviation WeekBoeing is providing more detail about plans to improve the in-service reliability of the 787-8, some of which involves evaluations of revised software during on-going flight tests of the stretched 787-9. Although the company acknowledges it still has ...
Electric personality: Tesla CEO Elon MuskMarketWatchAnd because a few such battery packs spontaneously combusted on Boeing's high-profile 787 Dreamliner, public trust has been particularly slow in developing. Indeed, the safety of Tesla vehicles ... At SpaceX, Musk has continued to oversee the first ...and more »
Wall Street JournalAirbus raises order goal but doubts grow over A380 outputReutersHe was speaking days before the November 17-21 Dubai Airshow where Airbus and Boeing compete for new order announcements, but declined to predict the number of deals Airbus might win. "A380 activity ... Meanwhile Airbus is in the midst of flight tests ...EADS raises Airbus forecasts as 9-mth profit risesCNBC.comall 35 news articles »
Boeing tests second 787-9 Dreamliner in United StatesBreaking Travel NewsBoeing has conducted a series of ground tests on the second 787-9 since its completion in late September. With manufacturing of the 787-9 flight-test fleet complete, the first production 787-9 in final assembly and 137 flight-test hours to date, 787-9 ...
Australian Business TravellerFirst Jetstar Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight takes offSydney Morning HeraldJetstar's first commercial Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight touched down on the Gold Coast at 12pm local time on Wednesday. Flight JQ432 took off on its inaugural fight from Melbourne Airport to the Gold Coast at 11.15am today with 225 passengers on board, ...Review: Flying the Jetstar Dreamliner Boeing 787 from Melbourne to the Gold ...Courier MailA tale of two flightsCalcutta Telegraphall 11 news articles »
First route set for Boeing's new 'stretch' DreamlinerUSA TODAYAir New Zealand, the launch customer of the new 787-9 variant, made that announcement Thursday as it begins preparations to receive its first of 10 787-9s next year. Boeing completed its first test flight on the new 787 model Sept. 17, with Mark Jenks ...
Aviation Today (subscription)Second Boeing 787-9 completes first test flightATWOnlineThe second Boeing 787-9 test aircraft completed its first test flight Thursday. The aircraft, ZB002, took off from Paine Field in Everett, Wash., and landed at Boeing Field in Seattle; flight time was 4 hours and 18 minutes. “As the only 787-9 test ...Second Boeing 787-9 Flies, Launch Customer Announces First RouteAviation Today (subscription)The Second Boeing 787-9 Flies for the First TimeAirlines and DestinationsSecond 787-9 completes first test flightCAPA - Centre for AviationNew Zealand Herald -TopNews New Zealandall 76 news articles »
Boeing's second 787-9 completes test flightPuget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)Boeing Co. said its second 787-9 airplane, a larger version of the 787-8 airplane already in operation, completed a successful test flight on Thursday. Boeing (NYSE: BA) said the 787-9 took off from Paine Field in Everett and landed more than four ...
First flights: Bombardier's CS100, Boeing's 787-9 Dreamliner take to the airHigh Performance CompositesThe next day, The Boeing Co.'s (Seattle, Wash.) 787-9 Dreamliner took to the skies for the first time, beginning a comprehensive flight test program that will culminate in certification and delivery, predicted for mid-2014. The newest member of the 787 ...and more »
Report: Boeing 747 may be flying into the sunsetQ13 FOXA Boeing 787 Dreamliner, left, and a Boeing 747-8, a modernized, stretched version of the 747, fly in formation in a test flight over Washington state. With demand shrinking, Boeing quietly announced this month that it was once again slowing the 747 ...and more »
Some extra footage of mine, showing Ex Boeing F-18 display pilot Mike Bryan, flying the 787 at Farnborough.That tailwind landing was right on the buttton :)
TheNewsTribune.comGE Says Probing New Engine Failure on Boeing 747 Freighter in ShanghaiWall Street JournalA preliminary inspection revealed the damage was in the low-pressure turbine and was contained. In July, a GEnx engine on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner failed during a taxi test at Charleston International Airport in South Carolina igniting a fire near the ...GE Probes Second Failure of Engine in US NSTB InquiryBloombergGE jet-engine failure in China is second for model in US probeThe Seattle Timesall 20 news articles »
'Dreamliner' inducted, first commercial flight on Sept 19Avionics IntelligenceMeanwhile, top airline officials said Air India will be operating its first commercial flight with the Boeing 787 next Wednesday, September 19, between Delhi-Chennai and Delhi-Bangalore. Later, the 'Dreamliner' will be flown on selected domestic routes ...and more »
Boeing to make full offer to engineers ThursdayHeraldNetSPEEA-represented engineers and technical workers design airplanes, approve changes during assembly, analyze flight-test data and ultimately verify that each jet produced is up to standard. With demand high and technology changing rapidly, this is a ...and more »
Business Today787 Dreamliner set to change Air India's imageMoneycontrol.comAfter a delay of nearly five years, India's national airline Air India is set to take delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Speaking to ... Had there been all clearances given on account of the incident that we saw during the test flight? A: All ...Air India takes delivery of first 787, will fly it away todayNew York Daily NewsFirst Dreamliner for Air India to land todayIBNLive.comall 494 news articles »
Air India accepts delivery on Boeing 787Anderson Independent MailThe first production Boeing 787 takes off on it's inaugural flight of at Paine Field in Everett, Wash. on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009. Pilots Michael Carriker and Randall Neville lifted off in the big blue and white jet at about 10 a.m. PST from Everett's ...
Zee NewsBoeing South Carolina to deliver first Air India 787 next weekCharleston Post CourierFile/Wade Spees/StaffFive Boeing 787 Dreamliners, 3 already painted with the Air India logo, await delivery to the South Asian carrier on the North Charleston assembly building's flight line earlier this month. Boeing South Carolina will finally turn ...Heading to Santiago on LAN Airline's First Boeing 787 DreamlinerSeattle Post Intelligencer (blog)Air India to Get First Boeing 787 Dreamliner Next WeekIBTimes IndiaAir India's first Boeing 787 Dreamliner to arrive today?Zee NewsNew York Daily Newsall 190 news articles »
...together plane after plane ever since late summer. Three, all for Air India, have rolled out so far, including the latest one last Sunday. The second S.C.-built 787 suffered an engine failure on a pre-flight taxi test on July 28. While the National Transportation...
Five Dreamliners now grace Boeing South Carolina flight lineCharleston Post CourierThat was the second S.C.-built 787, which had suffered an engine failure on a pre-flight taxi test on July 28 and had to go back inside the final assembly building, according to a Boeing source. While the National Transportation Safety Board continues ...and more »
...Airlines' first Boeing 787 Dreamliner completed its first test flight Sunday. That marks a key milestone in Boeing's preparations to officially deliver the jet to United, which will become the first North American carrier to take possession of a Dreamliner....
USA TODAY (blog)PHOTOS: United's First Boeing 787 Takes FlightSeattle Post Intelligencer (blog)Yesterday, United Airline's first Boeing 787 Dreamliner took off from Paine Field on its first test flight. Luckily Malcolm Muir and Boeing were there to catch some great photos. The three hour flight took the 787 over Washington state and northern ...United Airlines' first 787 Dreamliner takes flightUSA TODAY (blog)United 787 takes first test flightAustralian AviationANA to start Seattle Boeing 787 Dreamliner service Oct. 1Puget Sound Business JournalEconomic Timesall 727 news articles »
...program in hopes of speeding up deliveries of the new commercial aircraft. The Boeing Co. is working on compressing its test-flight schedule on the 787 Dreamliner program in hopes of speeding up deliveries of the new commercial aircraft. According to a report...
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Boeing tries to cut 787 test flightsBizjournals.comIn an effort to speed up deliveries of its 787 and to cut costs, Boeing Co. is trying to cut down on the number of 787 test flights. The Wall Street Journal reports there were as many as eight test flights for some of the first 787s produced but Boeing ...Is Boeing a Bargain?Forbesall 4 news articles »
...jetliner gets a few test flights after it leaves production before being delivered. But for each new 787 Dreamliner, Boeing has conducted as many as eight test flights—a time-consuming and expensive process for the already much-delayed jet.Now Boeing is starting...
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Wall Street JournalBoeing Moves to Speed 787 DeliveriesWall Street JournalEVERETT, Wash.—The average Boeing Co. jetliner gets a few test flights after it leaves production before being delivered. But for each new 787 Dreamliner, Boeing has conducted as many as eight test flights—a time-consuming and expensive process for ...Boeing moves to speed Dreamliner deliveriesBizjournals.comEthiopian Airlines receives first Boeing 787 DreamlinerdefenceWebBoeing Delivers 'Africa First' Dreamliner to Ethiopian AirlinesAviation International NewsAviation Today (subscription)all 121 news articles »
Flight Testing of the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
Ex F-18 Super Hornet display pilot Mike Bryan, gets to fly the Boeing F-787 at Farnborough. Video with narrative/ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jRtXLXEDvNM ...
Photo Courtesy BoeingUSA TODAY (blog)The brand new, yet to land at your nearest airport, Boeing 787 already has a plane in retirement! SeattlePi reports that Google Earth has spotted the first 787 running for president of a Florida retirement home . Ok, that was a Sienfeld episode I love.
Boeing boosts 2011 pay 34 percent for CEO McNerneyWCNCCredit: AP The first production Boeing 787 takes off on it's inaugural flight of at Paine Field in Everett, Wash. on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009. Pilots Michael Carriker and Randall Neville lifted off in the big blue and white jet at about 10 am PST from ...and more »
Aviation Week787 Making New Routes Economically ViableAviation WeekThough capable of supporting nonstop Boeing 777 direct eastbound service to the UK, Runway 9/27 is too restrictive for longer-haul westbound operations flying against headwinds across the Pacific. Some 450 mi. to the north, Silicon Valley's San Jose ...and more »
TheNewsTribune.com (blog)California governor visits Boeing plant to tour Dreamliner jetHeraldNetJerry Brown (left) and Boeing vice president Bob Ciesla leave the plane after a tour of the a flight test version of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner during a tour stop at the Boeing plant in Long Beach, Calif., on Wednesday. AP California Gov.Boeing 787 Dreamliner wins coveted Collier TrophyABC NEWS 4Boeing's Dreamliner wins prestigious awardTheNewsTribune.com (blog)Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliner celebrated in Long BeachDaily Breezeall 135 news articles »
Bakersfield NowGov. Brown makes tax deal with groupBakersfield NowJerry Brown answers reporters' questions about a possible deal with the group led by the California Teachers Association that has been pushing for the so-called “millionaire's tax," following a tour of a flight test version of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner ...and more »
Boston.comWTO rules Boeing got $5B in illegal US subsidiesBoston.comRandy Neville, left, a Boeing 787 test pilot, looks out the cockpit window as his Boeing 787 Dreamliner jumbo passenger jet taxis on the tarmac at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, Friday, March 9, 2012, in Phoenix. Phoenix area Honeywell Aerospace workers ...and more »
FederalNewsRadio.comWTO rules Boeing got $5B in illegal US subsidiesFederalNewsRadio.comRandy Neville, left, a Boeing 787 test pilot, looks out the cockpit window as his Boeing 787 Dreamliner jumbo passenger jet taxis on the tarmac at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, Friday, March 9, 2012, in Phoenix. Phoenix area Honeywell Aerospace workers ...and more »
al.com (blog)Google spots Boeing's first 787 in retirementSeattle Post Intelligencer (blog)During testing, it completed 518 flights, totaling 1326 hours and 50 minutes, according to Boeing's 787 flight-test website. Boeing reclassified the first three 787s to a research and development expense in August 2009, taking a charge of $2.5 billion, ...Boeing completes flight testing for certification of 787s with GE enginesTravel Daily News InternationalBoeing's 787 wins Collier TrophyKansas.com (blog)Boeing 787 Dreamliner Wins Coveted Collier TrophyBernamaCharleston Regional Business -MarketWatch (press release) -al.com (blog)all 436 news articles »
Chicago TribuneBoeing Completes Flight-Testing Needed to Certificate GE-Powered 787-8Airlines and Destinationsby Staff on March 7, 2012 Boeing reports that it has completed all flight tests it expects to be required for type certification of the 787-8 Dreamliner with General Electric GEnx engines. This marks the end of all certification flight testing ...Boeing Completes Flight Testing for Certification of 787s with GE EnginesMarketWatch (press release)Boeing finishes tests for GE-engine 787Seattle Post IntelligencerBoeing finishes testing for 787s with GE enginesThe Seattle TimesHeraldNet (blog)all 94 news articles »
Boston GlobeBoeing jet flies like a 'Dream' on Boston test flightBoston HeraldSixty-four passengers boarded a test version of the jet — ZA003, the third 787-8 to come off the assembly line in Washington — for today's Boston-to-Newark flight of the global 787 Dreamtour, getting an advanced look at the aircraft that Japan ...Boeing 787 Dreamliner will start its US run at LoganBoston GlobeBoeing has inspected five 787s for fuselage flawReutersBoeing Has Inspected Five 787s For FlawsAirwiseCanada.com -National Postall 97 news articles »
Sightseeing from the cockpit of a 787 Dreamliner while cruising at 16,000 feet on a clear sunny day, it’s hard not to get caught up in the hoopla surrounding Boeing’s newest aircraft — even if the destination was just Jersey. Sixty-four passengers boarde
Moneycontrol.comBoeing's 747-8 Passenger Model to Finish Flight Tests SoonBloombergBoeing Co. (BA) said the first 747-8 Intercontinental, the passenger version of the planemaker's biggest jumbo jet, needs only five to seven days of test flying toward certification for commercial duties. Once paperwork is completed, the plane will be ...Boeing delivers first 747-8 IntercontinentalSeattle Post Intelligencer (blog)Boeing delivers new upgraded 747 to VIP buyerReutersBoeing set to deliver new upgraded 747 to VIP buyerChicago TribuneMoneycontrol.comall 196 news articles »