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Dreamliner: Now you can ride in the cockpit during that stunning near-vertical takeoff

The video of Boeing's stunning near-vertical Dreamliner takeoff has been viewed 10 million times in a matter of days. Now the plane maker is letting us climb inside the cockpit for the same takeoff, one that's most definitely not for the…
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Check out this insane near-vertical Dreamliner takeoff

This insane Dreamliner takeoff is certainly not for the faint-hearted. The stunning maneuver, performed as part of a rehearsal for the Paris Air Show, sees the latest version of Boeing's 787 plane apparently assume a vertical…

Nasty Boeing Dreamliner bug could shut down your plane in midair

Troubleshooting your code isn't easy whether you're working on a mobile game or trying to keep your aircraft running properly, and Boeing is warning of a newly discovered bug in its 787 fleet.

Boeing begins to restore image of Dreamliner with first United flight in four months

Boeing began its work to restore the image of its state-of-the-art Dreamliner aircraft Monday with the first United Airlines 787 flight in four months. The plane was grounded worldwide in January over safety issues regarding on-board…

FAA gives Boeing permission to conduct test flights on grounded 787 Dreamliner

The Federal Aviation Administration has given plane-maker Boeing permission to conduct test flights on its 787 Dreamliner aircraft. The plane was grounded last month by airlines around the world after a number of incidents concerning its…

FAA grounds all US-based Boeing Dreamliners amid battery concerns

The Federal Aviation Administration has grounded all US-based Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft while safety checks are carried out on the plane's lithium-ion batteries. The batteries appear to have been the cause of a number of serious…

Japanese airlines ANA and JAL ground all Dreamliner planes after emergency landing

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing in Japan Wednesday morning after a smoke alarm started sounding in the cockpit. Following a number of recent incidents involving the aircraft, ANA and JAL have taken…
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Nightmare week for Boeing’s Dreamliner aircraft

The Federal Aviation Administration has announced it will carry out a comprehensive review of the design, manufacture and assembly of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner in response to continuing problems with the new aircraft, with three incidents…
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Here comes the Dreamliner: United Airlines unveils its new Boeing 787 plane

United Airlines is set to be the first US airline to fly Boeing's revolutionary new passenger plane, the Dreamliner. On Tuesday it showed off its new plane, complete with fetching gold stripes spanning the entire length of the jet.
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Boeing’s Dreamliner completes first commercial flight (finally)

After numerous production delays, Boeing's brand new 787 Dreamliner passenger plane finally took to the skies on Wednesday for its first commercial flight. Heralded as a new generation of aircraft, the Dreamliner sports a fuel-efficient…
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The long wait is over – Boeing hands over keys to first 787 Dreamliner

Boeing handed over its first 787 Dreamliner to Japan's All Nippon Airways at a ceremony on Sunday. The revolutionary design of the new plane is of enormous interest to plane enthusiasts around the world, though they, together with All…
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Android chosen by Boeing to power Dreamliner’s in-flight entertainment system

The world's largest plane maker, Boeing, has opted to use Google's Android OS to power the 787 Dreamliner's in-flight entertainment system.