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First Boeing 787 With Genx Engines

Thu Feb 16, 2012 10:23 pm

I coincidentally tracked Boeing's first 787 with GENX engines! I don't know if this is the first flight, or just the first a/c, but it for sure was doing a test flight.

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RE: First Boeing 787 With Genx Engines

Thu Feb 16, 2012 10:51 pm

Does anyone have pictures of this aircraft?

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RE: First Boeing 787 With Genx Engines

Thu Feb 16, 2012 10:55 pm

Hasn't this plane (ZA005 - LN5) been flying since June 10, 2010? Am I missing something here?
 
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RE: First Boeing 787 With Genx Engines

Thu Feb 16, 2012 11:57 pm

Quoting United787 (Reply 2):
Hasn't this plane (ZA005 - LN5) been flying since June 10, 2010? Am I missing something here?

No, you aren't. OP is.  
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RE: First Boeing 787 With Genx Engines

Fri Feb 17, 2012 12:08 am

Is this the one that did the logo flight last week?
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RE: First Boeing 787 With Genx Engines

Fri Feb 17, 2012 12:51 am

Definitely not the first flight of a GENx 787.

From June of 2010:


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RE: First Boeing 787 With Genx Engines

Fri Feb 17, 2012 1:18 am

When it made its first flight, N787FT was the first 787 to fly with GEnX engines installed. Its probably a carry over from that.


Quoting 71Zulu (Reply 4):

No that was ZA236/LN35
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RE: First Boeing 787 With Genx Engines

Fri Feb 17, 2012 5:10 am

There have been a large number of 787 flights with GEnx engines. Hopefully they will enter service soon.

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RE: First Boeing 787 With Genx Engines

Fri Feb 17, 2012 6:13 pm

The search engine is screwed. Try searching genx, first flight on A.net...the latest entry is from Jan, 2011. Easy to miss something if it can't be found.
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