July 18, 2010

THAT INNOVATIVE EMBRAER JUMBO WILL BE LANDING ANY DAY NOW...:

Boeing Dreamliner makes first overseas landing; completes first flight outside US (Kyle Peterson, 7/18/10, Reuters)

Boeing Co's new 787 Dreamliner touched down in Britain on Sunday on its first trip outside the United States, thrilling hordes of eager planespotters who came out to see the breakthrough carbon-composite plane. [...]

Test pilot Mike Bryan told reporters that landing on Farnborough's "short" runway after the nine-hour flight reminded him of his time landing on aircraft carriers in the Navy.

Posted by Orrin Judd at July 18, 2010 11:40 AM
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