thebry
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Boeing Adds Lufthansa Video To "New Airplane" Site

Thu Dec 07, 2006 3:08 pm

Go to www.newairplane.com, then click on the 747-8i link. It's very impressive! There's a computer animated video of the new LH 747-8i in flight. Very cool.
 
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RE: Boeing Adds Lufthansa Video To "New Airplane" Site

Thu Dec 07, 2006 3:14 pm

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RE: Boeing Adds Lufthansa Video To "New Airplane" Site

Thu Dec 07, 2006 3:17 pm

Quoting Thebry (Thread starter):

That Video looks awesome. From the looks of it, it looks like they designed that in Microsoft Flight Sim X.
Last flights: LH 3738 MUC - ZRH , LH 3749 ZRH - MUC . Upcoming: EK 50 MUC - DXB 3-aug. and EK 322 DXB - ICN 7- Aug.
 
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RE: Boeing Adds Lufthansa Video To "New Airplane" Site

Thu Dec 07, 2006 4:28 pm

The site mentions four VIP 748is, so a new order must have been clinched.
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RE: Boeing Adds Lufthansa Video To "New Airplane" Site

Fri Dec 08, 2006 12:13 am

Quoting DEVILFISH (Reply 3):
The site mentions four VIP 748is, so a new order must have been clinched.

They were put on the orders in ones and twos over the last few months. They're not "new."
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RE: Boeing Adds Lufthansa Video To "New Airplane" Site

Fri Dec 08, 2006 2:52 am

Quoting N328KF (Reply 4):

They were put on the orders in ones and twos over the last few months. They're not "new."

I knew about the first three. When exactly was the last one placed?
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RE: Boeing Adds Lufthansa Video To "New Airplane"

Fri Dec 08, 2006 3:02 am

Quoting DEVILFISH (Reply 5):

I knew about the first three. When exactly was the last one placed?

From Boeing's orders site:
  • May 30, 2006 — 1×747-8I
  • September 29, 2006 — 2×747-8I
  • November 6, 2006 — 1×747-8I
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RE: Boeing Adds Lufthansa Video To "New Airplane" Site

Fri Dec 08, 2006 3:16 am

Quoting DEVILFISH (Reply 3):
The site mentions four VIP 748is, so a new order must have been clinched.

Maybe the USA will see a 787-800 Air Force 1.
Desmond MacRae in ILM
 
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RE: Boeing Adds Lufthansa Video To "New Airplane"

Fri Dec 08, 2006 3:23 am

Quoting ERAUgrad02 (Reply 7):
Maybe the USA will see a 787-800 Air Force 1.

I doubt it. I could see the next Air Force One being either a 747-8I, a 777-300ER, or perhaps a Y3 if the timing is right (the current VC-25s have lots of life left in them.)

I could, however, see USAF buying 787s for secondary transport roles...perhaps to fill the same purpose that the C-32s have now.
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