dynamicsguy From Australia, joined Jul 2008, 873 posts, RR: 9 Posted (2 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2960 times:
Boeing has announced that all flight and ground testing for certification of the 787-8 with GEnx engines is complete according to this media release. The final flight test was late last month.
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Quote: EVERETT, Wash., March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) has completed all flight tests expected to be required for type certification of the 787-8 Dreamliner with General Electric GEnx engines. This marks the end of all certification flight testing associated with the baseline model of the 787. Testing on engine and airframe improvements will continue as needed, as it does for all airplane programs.
GCPET From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2012, 204 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (2 years 5 months 3 weeks 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 2407 times:
Great news to hear that all engines are now certified! Who are the first few operators of the GEnX 787's? I know JAL is one but apart from that, not sure. Is there a table of something to distinguish which operator has ordered which engine type on the 787?