Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Farnborough Airshow

Boeing announced that the 787 Dreamliner will make its international debut this month at the Farnborough International Airshow outside London.

“We’ve chosen Farnborough as a venue for spotlighting the breakthrough capabilities and innovations of both our commercial airplanes and our defense, space and security businesses,” said Tom Downey, senior vice president, Boeing Communications. “We look forward to an optimistic mood this year as industry leaders meet amid signs of economic recovery.”

Boeing 787 Dreamliner (N787FT) ZA003 Test Plane

The 787 flight-test airplane, ZA003, will touch down at Farnborough Sunday, July 18, approximately 9am and will remain on static display through mid-day July 20. The airplane will be open for tours on a scheduled basis July 19 and 20. Boeing is using ZA003 to test and certify seats, galleys and associated cabin safety and comfort systems, among other test points.

Source: Boeing
Photo: Boeing

2 Responses to “Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Farnborough Airshow”


  1. 1 Joe Aug 6th, 2010 at 2:50 am

    what is with “dented” appearance of the fuselage where the horizontal stabilizer is attached?

  2. 2 The Dalo Aug 8th, 2010 at 9:53 pm

    I see that “dent” and it’s on all the Dreamliners. On both sides of the fuselage right at the beginning of the stabilzers. It’s just part of the design but I don’t know the reason it’s there other then it’s planned.

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