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747-8F Emerges From Paint Hangar Wearing New Cargolux Livery

Posted June 7, 2010 by NYCA Admin

The first Boeing 747-8F to be painted with a customer’s livery has emerged from the paint hangar in Everett, Wash.

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Boeing 747-8 Sees Daylight for the First Time

Posted November 13, 2009 by NYCA Admin

The first 748-8 was towed out of the Boeing factory in Everett, Wash. on Thursday. Next stop: The paint shop, followed by first flight.

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Luxemburg Airport Technician Needs New Drawers After Close Encounter with a 747

Posted January 23, 2010 by NYCA Admin

An airport technician was nearly crushed by a Cargolux 747 Freighter landing at Luxemburg.

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The first Boeing 747-8 Freighter for Cargolux. (Photo by Boeing)
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On This Day in Aviation History

John Denver Dies In a Plane Crash, Boeing Delivers First 747-8 Freighter: October 12 in Aviation History

Posted October 12, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Singer John Denver dies in a plane crash, Boeing delivers the first 747-8, Air Force One has a near miss, and more…

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Boeing Quietly Delivers Their Largest Plane Ever as Cargolux Takes First 747-8F

Posted October 13, 2011 by NYCA Admin

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.

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Plane of Note: Cargolux Boeing 747-8 Freighter Makes First Appearance at JFK

Posted January 26, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Beijing, Baku and Budapest have all been visited by Boeing’s biggest bird, but before Wednesday, the Big Apple had not.

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Showboating Pilots: The Line Between Fun and Safety

Posted October 23, 2014 by Justin Schlechter

Some fortunate pilots get the opportunity to live out their inner Maverick in a transport jet. Sometimes, it’s done with prior practice and planning; sometimes, not so much.

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