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The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:03 am

Since this thread The Official 787 Rollout Thread! (by RootsAir Jul 8 2007 in Civil Aviation) is getting quite long indeed, this thread is the continuation of the discussion.
 
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Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:05 am

No one has answered yet when someone asked on the precursor thread — was the 777 roll-out like this?
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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:09 am

Echoing my question in the prior thread, why TWA's customer code of -x31?

Would this plane, being destined for NH, not be a 787-881?
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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:09 am

Video of rollout should be available very shortly
EDIT: VIDEO NOW AVAILABLE !!!





BTW. I guess this 787 rollout thread must have beaten many records lol

[Edited 2007-07-09 02:23:15]
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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:09 am

I didn't notice that the other thread was locked (I only noticed that once I got my post through), so I'm reposting my question: Isn't N787BA to be delivered to NH once Line Number 7 is delivered to them? If yes, then why isn't it designated as a 787-881?
 
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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:10 am

it has 787 tail not ANA. What gives?

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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:10 am

Quoting FlyingDoctorWu (Reply 3):

Those tail shots are great.

Should we take a bet on how many more orders will be made and/or revealed this week? Any guesses of any new carriers?
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Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:11 am

Quoting PolymerPlane (Reply 7):
it has 787 tail not ANA. What gives?

IMO It looks better like that for the unveiling.

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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:11 am

Quoting FlyingDoctorWu (Reply 3):
http://www.drchristopherwu.com/boeing/EyeTVSnapshot.jpg

Thanks for posting! Great shots.

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Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:13 am

Clickable links only please!
 
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Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:13 am

Quoting JetBlueGuy2006 (Reply 8):

My bet would be on United, American, Delta to make some orders in the future.

American's CEO said that they would probably be ordering by the end of 2007
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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:13 am

Quoting PolymerPlane (Reply 7):
it has 787 tail not ANA. What gives?

Every other Boeing 7x7 first-of-type has had the model number on the tail - why would this have been different?

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Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:15 am

Quoting N328KF (Reply 2):

I do not think so. I wasn't at an age where I would remember it but thinking about 13 years ago, that's 1994. Let me put it this way, how many people had anything faster than dial-up (of any speed) in 1994?
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Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:15 am

I'm sure all saw the QR tail logo show up in the 787 Customer's Presentation show!

Wonder when they will make it official?
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Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:17 am

brettbrett21

Normally I would agree that Carson joke was harmless, but given the continuous not so nice comments of John Leahy on the other side, he should have been careful to maintain painstakingly the distance

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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:17 am

Quoting N328KF (Reply 2):
No one has answered yet when someone asked on the precursor thread — was the 777 roll-out like this?

I don't recall it being similar, no...

Quoting LTU932 (Reply 6):
Isn't N787BA to be delivered to NH once Line Number 7 is delivered to them? If yes, then why isn't it designated as a 787-881?

Yes it will, so maybe a photo database coding error?
 
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Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:18 am

Quoting BoeingFever777 (Reply 15):
I'm sure all saw the QR tail logo show up in the 787 Customer's Presentation show!

http://www.drchristopherwu.com/boeing/EyeTVSnapshot[16].jpg

i know.. hope Boeing didn't blunder by including the tail in the presentation. Boeing likes to announce and unannounce Qatar orders...
 
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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:19 am

Quoting BoeingFever777 (Reply 15):
I'm sure all saw the QR tail logo show up in the 787 Customer's Presentation show!

http://www.drchristopherwu.com/boeing/EyeTVSnapshot%5B16%5D.jpg

Yep, definitely QR tail.


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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:19 am

Check this out! Raw footage from when they towed the 787 into position for the reveal.

http://www.king5.com/video/news-index.html?nvid=157289&shu=1
 
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Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:20 am

KING and KOMO showed HD footage of the plane. Man she looks sharp!

I hope they leave her outside tomorrow so I can see her as I drive by the factory.  Smile
 
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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:22 am

Some more nice (different) pictures

http://flightblogger.blogspot.com/
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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:30 am

She sure is pretty. Worth the hour of my Sunday and the A.NET registration fee.
 
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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:39 am

I'm sorry but the presentation was boring as can be. I'm sorry for being so blunt, but it was like...like...like anything but what I was expecting. No balloons, no music (apart from the dreary piano), no real celebration at all - except, perhaps, the Italians. The ones in Italy, not the ones in the US.

And then when they "revealed" the plane, they only showed some closeups - I don't think they showed the entire plane.

And then the Airbus joke - what was he thinking?

Sorry for being so down on the presentation. I just was highly disappointed - I expected far more fun and happiness. This presentation was what I would have imagined a roll-out at Tupolev or Ilyushin back in the days of the Soviet Union would have been like if they were ever wanting to make a show of such a thing as an official roll-out. (I dunno, maybe they did). Right down to Tom "commanding" them to have more fun than the Italians.

Ugh, I need to go back on vacation.
 
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Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:41 am

Actually, I was really hoping that the antecendent thread would break 1000 posts... At 988 'oh so close.' What's the record for a thread on a.net?
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Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:42 am

What a beautiful aircraft! Congratulations to Boeing and hope there are many, many successful years of flying with this type.
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Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:42 am

My first post to A.net after being a "lurker" for years. I just viewed the dull, boring presentation prior to the roll-out. It was worth the wait.

The 787 is absolutely gorgeous in the "flesh"! I love the "sharky", aggressive nose design most of all..Beautiful work, Boeing!

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Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:43 am

So in the last year or two we've had two different companies introduce two long haul jets that are polar opposites of each other. I think Boeing wins this one hands down. The 787 will make long haul travel a more personal experience. And instead of being a jet that required facility modifications it will work at any airport that can already handle jets such as the 757. And instead of having a seating capacity so large that it greatly limits markets it can serve the 787 opens up newer markets instead. Boeing proved that sometimes less is more. Good job guys.
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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:44 am

What about the "parade of 7's"?
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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:44 am

Quoting Khobar (Reply 24):
And then the Airbus joke - what was he thinking?

The webcast wasnt closed captioned, with me being deaf. But what was the joke anyway??
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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:45 am

I really liked the music presentation, with the nose flutes and didjeridu... What is Boeing's new theme song, now?
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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:49 am

Quoting AirframeAS (Reply 30):
The webcast wasnt closed captioned, with me being deaf. But what was the joke anyway??

Tom Brokaw asked Scott Carson what his longest flight was. Carson said it was from Hong Kong to New York on a slow Airbus...
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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:49 am

Quoting Khobar (Reply 24):
I'm sorry but the presentation was boring as can be. I'm sorry for being so blunt, but it was like...like...like anything but what I was expecting. No balloons, no music (apart from the dreary piano), no real celebration at all - except, perhaps, the Italians. The ones in Italy, not the ones in the US.

And then when they "revealed" the plane, they only showed some closeups - I don't think they showed the entire plane.

And then the Airbus joke - what was he thinking?

Sorry for being so down on the presentation. I just was highly disappointed - I expected far more fun and happiness. This presentation was what I would have imagined a roll-out at Tupolev or Ilyushin back in the days of the Soviet Union would have been like if they were ever wanting to make a show of such a thing as an official roll-out. (I dunno, maybe they did). Right down to Tom "commanding" them to have more fun than the Italians.

Ugh, I need to go back on vacation.

I know it wasn't the most exicting event perhaps a little monotone to some, however did you at least like what little you seen of the 787?

[Edited 2007-07-09 02:57:07]
 
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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:50 am

Quoting Kalakaua (Reply 32):
Tom Brokaw asked Scott Carson what his longest flight was. Carson said it was from Hong Kong to New York on a slow Airbus...

Singapore to NY on an Airbus actually.
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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:52 am

Quoting NYC2theworld (Reply 34):
Singapore to NY on an Airbus actually.

Oops. My bad. I thought so, too.
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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:54 am

Though you have to admit, the joke did have some factual basis behind it. It is right now an 18 hour flight on a "slow airbus" Didn't Scott say it would be a 16 hour flight on the 787? While it was a kinda crude "shot over the bow" joke, there's some "truth" behind it...
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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:54 am

I had quoted some things to post about in the previous thread, but they are gone now and I will go from memory.

I thought the Airbus joke was funny. No harm done.

The Italian lady talking about the interior stumbled a bit. The English subtitles during the presentation from Alenia did not follow correctly and some sentences were unfinished. At least the sound got fixed part way through.

When they were showing shots from the inside, about 95% of the shots were from the F and C cabins, where most people will not be.

As to why they did not have more shots from the outside, I think the people holding the cameras were plugged in and not wireless, so they had a limited range. There were still nice shots and I await more!

I recorded the event onto a DVD to watch again later.
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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:55 am

Quoting NW748i (Reply 25):

Actually, I was really hoping that the antecendent thread would break 1000 posts... At 988 'oh so close.' What's the record for a thread on a.net?

The SuperThread in Non-Av... reached 2860 posts, give or take a few... I'm not going to post the link simply because I don't want to be responsible for people's computers freezing!
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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:56 am

Sorry... but isnt that a 767?

Hardly revolutionary....

In fact... pretty boring looking AC....

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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:57 am

Cool! Finally the 787 is here!
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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:59 am

Quoting Kalakaua (Reply 32):
Carson said it was from Hong Kong to New York on a slow Airbus...



Quoting NYC2theworld (Reply 34):
Singapore to NY on an Airbus actually.

Well, whatever the two points were, the joke was kinda a cheap shot. They could have absolutely kept the word 'Airbus' out of the whole presentation. I guess they couldn't resist....

Quoting NYC2theworld (Reply 36):
Didn't Scott say it would be a 16 hour flight on the 787?

I hope Boeing actually proves this. If not...bad PR for Boeing.
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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:59 am

Could this be considered one of the if not the first roll INS??
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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 10:00 am

Quoting Khobar (Reply 24):
I'm sorry but the presentation was boring as can be.

I have to agree. I felt like I was sitting through a graduation ceremony, listening to all the speeches. All the while I was thinking "Show us the plane!" I was hoping for more aircraft and less speeches.

Quoting Ebs757 (Reply 29):
What about the "parade of 7's"?

I was wondering about that, too.
 
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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 10:01 am

Quoting NYC2theworld (Reply 14):
I do not think so. I wasn't at an age where I would remember it but thinking about 13 years ago, that's 1994. Let me put it this way, how many people had anything faster than dial-up (of any speed) in 1994?

I'm not talking about the multicasting...I'm referring to all the pomp and circumstance.
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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 10:03 am

Quoting Bewley747 (Reply 39):
Hardly revolutionary....

Easy to say that when you're staring at the outside and completely ignoring everything about it that is new.
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Mon Jul 09, 2007 10:05 am

Quoting San747 (Reply 38):
The SuperThread in Non-Av... reached 2860 posts, give or take a few... I'm not going to post the link simply because I don't want to be responsible for people's computers freezing!

Yeah, however 90% of the posts were by "TheCoz." The only other thread that I know that was actually on topic was the Sept. 11th thread.

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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 10:06 am

Quoting Bewley747 (Reply 39):
Sorry... but isnt that a 767?

Hardly revolutionary....

In fact... pretty boring looking AC....

YAWN !

What did you expect? The Starship Enterprise Geez...some people sound like Simon (American Idol) around here. What else do people want complementry wine and cheese form Boeing to A netters? So we can enjoy the lame and bland new flavor of SatCast's and Webcast's. I really doubt I'll be sitting around 20 yrs from now saying you know the 787 rollout was the most dull and boring Aircraft of the century, in fact I probably wont remember it.

What will matter is in fact the impact of this airliner and until we see it for our own eyes in person whos to say it's a dull airplane? How many people said the DL Livery (Ok maybe not as comparable) and seen it in person and said it looks nice and refreshing?

[Edited 2007-07-09 03:09:12]
 
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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 10:09 am

They should show a replay of the rollout on every flight in the world. Everyone will sleep so well. What a bore. Does not do the aircraft justice.
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RE: The Official 787 Rollout Aftermath Thread.

Mon Jul 09, 2007 10:12 am

Is there anyplace someone can watch the full, unedited webcast yet? I had to miss it and I'd really like to watch it all myself - not just the couple minutes of actual rollout.