United's First 787 Flies

United Airlines' first 787 completed its first production flight at Boeing on August 19. The General Electric GEnx-powered -8 is to be delivered at the end of September. United Continental Holdings has 50 787s order: 36 -8s and 14 -9s.


Photos: United Continental Holdings

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