The first 787 test aircraft powered by GEnx-1B engines completed its first flight late Wednesday, landing at Boeing Field in Seattle at 6:29 p.m. local time following a 3 hr. 48 min. flight. The aircraft is the fifth of six 787s in the Dreamliner flight test program (ATW Daily News, April 22). A second GEnx-1B-powered 787 will take flight before the end of July, Boeing said. Capt. Mike Bryan, the Boeing pilot who helmed the flight, said, "The airplane handled just like I expected. ...

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