Boeing confident in 787-9 as second Dreamliner variant marks milestone

Credit: Courtesy, Boeing
The Boeing 787-9, 20-feet longer than the baseline 787-8, flew for the first time Tuesday to launch the flight test program of the second Dreamliner variant. The flight included a standard “B-1” Boeing production test flight as well as flight testing related to specific differences associated with...

Subscription Required


This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.

Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.

Already an AWIN subscriber? Login


Did you know?  Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.