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  • Boeing 787-10 begins testing


    Boeings new 787-10 Dreamline took flight for its maiden voyage this week.

    Taking off from its South Carolina facility on Friday morning, the test flight took nearly 5 hours to complete under the command of test pilots.

    With room for 330 passengers, its reported to have a 25% better fuel efficiency than previous models of its size.

    Before its introduced to the public, Boeing will continue extensive trails - pushing the capabilities of the new aircraft to the test. Delivery of first orders will be in 2018, with nine airlines having already placed orders for the new aircraft. Singapore Airlines and Etihad airways head the top of the list, both with 30 “dash-10s” ordered.

    In a very busy day for the industry competitors Airbus also took first flight with its new edition, the A319neo.

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