Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Boeing 747 8 - First Flight...

The Boeing 747-8 freighter is set to make its first flight yesterday "after performing well on taxi tests and reaching a top speed of about 103.5 mph Saturday at Paine Field in Everett, north of Seattle."
  • At 250 feet long, the plane is the largest Boeing has ever built and about 18 feet longer than the existing 747-400 jumbo jet.

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