A day after Bombardier successfully completed the first flight of the CSeries, Boeing is preparing to conduct the first 787-9 test flight Tuesday. If weather permits, the flight is expected to occur at about 10am local time from Paine Field in Everett, Wash. “We have successfully completed a number of key lead-up milestones in recent weeks,” Boeing said. The 787-9 is 20 feet (6 meters) longer than the 787-8, the variant now in commercial service. It can carry 40 more ...
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