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Boeing 787 first flite!!

Posted by hOtspUrz

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is a mid-sized, wide-body, twin-engine jet airliner developed by Boeing Commersial Airplane. It can seat 210 to 330 passengers, depending on variant. Boeing states that it will be the company's most fuel-efficient airliner and the world's first major airliner to use composite materials for most of its construction.

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On December 12, 2009 the first 787 completed high speed taxi tests, including post-rotation takeoff abort, the last major step before flight. Then Boeing conducted the Dreamliner's maiden flight with the first 787-8 on December 15, 2009, originating fromSnohomish Country Airport in Everett at 10:27 am and landing at Boeing Field in King Country at 1:35 pm. Originally scheduled for four hours, the test flight was shortened to three hours because of bad weather.

This model, sometime was called as Delayliner because boeing have a lot of problem during production of Dreamliner. With 6 times delay, caused cancellation from several airliner due to unsatisfied and sompetition from Airbus A350 series.. But dreamliner become the fastest-selling wide-body airliner in history with nearly 600 orders in a roll-out ceremony on July 8, 2007.

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the selling price for Boeing 787 are:
787-3 series : USD 150 - 155.5 million
787-8 series : USD 161 - 172.5 million
787-9 series : USD 194 - 205.5 million