Cargolux 747-8F. Courtesy, Boeing Boeing confirmed Friday it will deliver the first 747-8 freighter to launch customer Cargolux Sept. 19 at Paine Field in Everett. Production and development issues several times delayed the 747-8F; Cargolux was originally scheduled to get its first aircraft in the third quarter of 2009. The 747-8F gained US FAA and EASA certification last month (ATW Daily News, Aug. 22). Cargolux has 13 747-8Fs on firm order. The cargo carrier will put the aircraft ...

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