The U.S. Navy’s first Boeing 737-based P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft will begin operational test and evaluation at NAS Patuxent River, Md., following a ferry flight from Boeing Field in Seattle. T1, the first P-8, will be flown by the Poseidon integrated test team (ITT) comprising Navy Air Test and Evaluation Sqdns. VX-1 and VX-20 as well as Boeing. The aircraft is assigned to airworthiness testing while T2, which is expected to arrive from Seattle in the next month, will be used for ...

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