787. Courtesy, Boeing Boeing announced that the first 787 built in its South Carolina facility for launch customer Air India (AI)  completed a five-hr. test flight Tuesday (ATW Daily News, April 30). The production flight tested the controls and systems in all stages of flight as the crew checked the functionality of onboard systems at high and medium altitudes. They also checked backup and critical safety elements including cabin pressurization, avionics, and navigation and ...

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