Boeingul a decolat de pe aerodromul Paine Field, Washington, si a aterizat dupa 5 ore si 16 minute de zbor la Seattle.
Dupa cum au anuntat cei implicati, primul zbor a decurs perfect, fara incidente, astfel ca programul de dezvoltare si testare va continua. Pentru acest eveniment, aparatul a fost vopsit in noul livery al Boeing.
Air New Zeeland este primul operator care va primi noul Dreamliner, livrarile urmand a incepe chiar din anul 2014.
Boeing 787-9 took off from the Paine Field airfield, in Washington, and landed after a flight that lasted 5 hours and 16 minutes near Seattle, at Boeing Fields airfield.
As those involved announced, this first flight went perfectly, with no incidents, so development and testing program will continue as schedueld. For this event, the plane was painted with the new Boeing livery..
Air New Zealand is the first operator that will receive the new Dreamliner, deliveries going to start from the year 2014.