Boeing’s second 787-9 test aircraft last week joined the development and certification effort for the stretched derivative program. The aircraft, ZB002, took off from Paine Field in Everett, Wash., on Nov. 7 before spending several hours conducting tests over the Puget Sound and eastern parts of the state. The second aircraft will be aimed principally at systems and interior evaluation, and joins the first 787-9 which has accumulated 41 flights and more than 130 flight hours. The ...

THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS

You must be a paid subscriber to access "Boeing Accelerates 787-9 Flight Test Effort With Launch Of Second Aircraft".

 

Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.

 

Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.