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United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner. (Photo by Kevin Koske)
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Airline News

Onboard United’s First Boeing 787 Passenger Flight

Posted November 5, 2012 by Kevin Koske

United Airlines on Sunday flew its first Boeing 787 revenue flight, from Houston to Chicago.

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Austrian Airlines' first flight took place on this day in 1958
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On This Day in Aviation History

March 18th in Aviation History: Austrian Airlines Launches Service

Posted March 18, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Europe’s first airplane takes flight, Austrian Airlines launches service, Delta offers voluntary severance to 30,000 employees, the crash of a Boeing 307 Stratoliner during a test flight, and more…

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Lufthansa expects to fly this Boeing 747-8I (D-ABYA) home to Germany in the Spring. (Photo by Liem Bahneman)
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Photos: First Boeing 747-8I for Lufthansa Makes its Maiden Flight

Posted February 8, 2012 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

Lufthansa came one step closer to the delivery of their first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental today as their first fully painted aircraft took to the air.

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Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Lands Safely, Completing First Test Flight

Posted March 20, 2011 by Nate Strong

The 747-8 Intercontinental touched down safely at Boeing Field on Sunday after a successful four and a half-hour first flight.

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Photos: Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Takes Off on First Flight

Posted March 20, 2011 by Nate Strong

Boeing’s 747-8 Intercontinental took off Sunday from Paine Field, kicking off the flight test program for the longest passenger aircraft in the world and the largest plane ever built by Boeing.

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Boeing 501 Heavy, N747EX. Photo by Jeremy Lindgren
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Boeing’s Biggest Bird Takes to the Skies

Posted February 8, 2010 by NYCA Admin

The largest commercial aircraft ever built in the United States, Boeing’s 747-8 Freighter, made its maiden flight today, marking an important step forward in manufacturer’s groundbreaking, but aging, 747 product line.

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Boeing 001 Heavy Experimental lifts her nose off the ground. Photo by Jeremy Lindgren
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Boeing 787 Dreamliner Finally Gets Off the Ground

Posted December 15, 2009 by NYCA Admin

Boeing today sent its new 787 Dreamliner on its maiden test flight, marking the first time a mostly composite airliner has taken to the air.

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