Boeing 787 Dreamliner – Date of First Flight

Boeing today finally announced the date of the first flight of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner!

The maiden flight is scheduled for December 15, 10am (18:00 GMT). The first flight will occur from Paine Field in Everett, Washington. This date is dependent upon final internal reviews, taxi test and receiving the final experimental ticket from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration.

This event will be broadcasted live, including takeoff, landing and post-flight press conference, at www.boeing.com or www.newairplane.com. A special website will go live 24 hours prior to takeoff. The flight may last as long as three to five hours.

Update: The official 787 first flight website: http://787firstflight.newairplane.com/ffindex.html

Boeing 787 Dreamliner on Runway

Source & Photo: Boeing

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