She flies!!!!! Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner finally takes off

She was many years in the making, she is badly delayed, but December 15, 2009 the Boeing 787 Dreamliner finally took to the skies and made her first flight. Lifting off from runway 34L at 10:27PST (18:27Z).


It is a time to forget all the negatives and just enjoy the birth of a beautiful new aircraft, and to congratulate all the people who have given of themselves to reach this day.

 

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

Check Also

Watch the first flight of the Boeing 777X

The long-awaited first flight of the Boeing 777-9X is set to take place today. The …

Boeing 737 MAX 8 performs high altitude testing at La Paz, Bolivia

Boeing estimates 737 MAX return to service only by mid-2020

Boeing has confirmed that it does not expect the grounded 737 MAX to return to …