The fifth plane in the fleet, known as ZA005, the first powered by the new GEnx engines, took it’s first flight today from Paine Field. The coolest thing about this event, is that I got to watch it in real time thanks to a real time Qik feed from Airline Reporter. Sure, it was a […]
This is an awesome photo of the 787 Dreamliner on the tarmac after its maiden flight. I bet lots of people breathed a huge sigh of relief that the plane had a successful first flight.
Here are a couple of videos from the Boeing 787’s maiden flight. It’ll be a good 2 years or so until we can actually ride one since the FAA still has to do their testing etc. I imagine that there will be some other glitches found along the way, much like there were glitches with […]