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March 25, 2013

Boeing Begins 787 Dreamliner Flight Testing

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Written by: Jason Rabinowitz
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LOT's first Boeing 787 Dreamliner (SP-LRA) takes off from Everett, Washington. (Photo by Boeing)

The 787 Dreamliner will take to the sky today for the first time in weeks, as Boeing begins flight testing their modifications to the battery system. The flight, Boeing 272, is scheduled to take off from Paine Field in Everett, conduct a one and a half hour flight test, and then return to Paine Field.

Follow the flight on Flight Aware, and watch KIRO 7’s live stream.



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