Boeing 787-9 takes to the skies for first test flight

Credit: Courtesy, Boeing
[UPDATED] Boeing’s first 787-9 took off from Paine Field in Everett, Wash., for its first test flight at 11:02 a.m. local time Tuesday, Sept. 17. It landed at Boeing Field in Seattle at 4:18 p.m.; flight time was just over 5 hours, 15 minutes. “It’s a beautiful machine,” Boeing Commercial Airplanes...

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