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The Boeing 747-8′s Excellent 47-State Adventure: Final Call

Posted November 4, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A judge throws out Jesse Ventura’s TSA lawsuit, rhinos do fly, a 787 Dreamliner trip report and more…

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Test aircraft ZA102, piloted by 787 Chief Test Pilot Capt. Mike Carriker, touches down on its final certification flight, a 90-minute hop from Billings, Mont
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Boeing 787 Completes Certification Test Flights

Posted August 18, 2011 by Brandon Farris

What started as a dream back in 2004 with an announcement on Wall Street, All Nippon Airways and Boeing launched an all new aircraft that was then called the 7E7 Dreamliner. On Wednesday, the dream inched closer to reality, as the state-of-the-art jet now known as the 787 completed all of its FAA-required certification test flights.

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Video: Boeing 747-8 Extreme Braking Test

Posted May 5, 2011 by NYCA Admin

How does Boeing test the braking limits on the largest aircraft they’ve ever built? File the brake pads down to the rivets, load up the plane to nearly a million pounds, gun the engines to 200 mph, then mash the brakes as hard as possible and watch them burst into flames.

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Second Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Completes First Test Flight

Posted April 27, 2011 by Brandon Farris

The second Boeing 747-8I took to the skies on Tuesday for its first test flight. This will be the first 747-8I to be delivered to Lufthansa by the end of this year.

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Video: Going Weightless During Boeing 747-8F Test Flight

Posted April 11, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Engineers testing structural capacity of the 747-8 Freighter experience a roller coaster-like weightlessness as Boeing pilots put the new jet through its paces.

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Fire on Boeing 787 Dreamliner Forces Emergency Landing

Posted November 9, 2010 by BNO News

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight test was evacuated on Tuesday after landing in Texas due to smoke detected in the cockpit, the FAA said.

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VIDEO: Boeing Begins 787 Structural Fatigue Testing

Posted September 16, 2010 by BNO News

Boeing has begun fatigue testing on the structural airframe of the 787 Dreamliner at their Everett, Wash. test site.

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Boeing 787 Test Fleet Keeping Busy All Around the World

Posted September 3, 2010 by BNO News

A week after revealing that the first 787 Dreamliner delivery will once again be delayed, Boeing on Friday issued an impressive rundown of what their test aircraft fleet has been up to.

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