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When Is The 787's First Flight Likely To Be?

Wed Apr 06, 2005 8:42 pm

When is the 787's first flight likely to be? Anyone have any idea, please?
 
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RE: When Is The 787's First Flight Likely To Be?

Wed Apr 06, 2005 9:27 pm

All they seem to have said so far is production starts 2006, first flight 2007, delivery 2008. Short and sweet  Smile.

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RE: When Is The 787's First Flight Likely To Be?

Wed Apr 06, 2005 9:40 pm

NAV20 - thanks for the info.
 
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RE: When Is The 787's First Flight Likely To Be?

Wed Apr 06, 2005 10:39 pm

Quoting Art (Thread starter):
When is the 787's first flight likely to be?

Not too long after the A380's if the rumours are true... Wink
 
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RE: When Is The 787's First Flight Likely To Be?

Wed Apr 06, 2005 10:44 pm

Quoting PM (Reply 3):
Not too long after the A380's if the rumours are true...

Which one? The rumour that the A380 is going to be 2 years late getting into the air or the rumour that the B787 is going to be 2 years early?
 
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RE: When Is The 787's First Flight Likely To Be?

Wed Apr 06, 2005 10:50 pm

Quoting Art (Reply 4):
Which one? The rumour that the A380 is going to be 2 years late getting into the air or the rumour that the B787 is going to be 2 years early?

My money is on the first one!
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RE: When Is The 787's First Flight Likely To Be?

Wed Apr 06, 2005 10:53 pm

You lose a lot of money on bets then?  Wink.

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