Three-hundred and sixty-two passengers, media and VIP guests received the ride of a lifetime Friday as Lufthansa and Boeing celebrated the first scheduled 747-8 Intercontinental flight in Washington DC.
Weeks after Cargolux left Boeing officials red-faced with a last-minute decision nixing delivery of the first 747-8 Freighter, the Luxembourg-based freight hauler flew the plane home on Wednesday with no fanfare whatsoever.
This week at the Paris Air Show, Rolls-Royce and General Electric have both provided peaks into what they are developing for future engines to power new aircraft coming from Boeing and Airbus in the A350 and 787-10.
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