MIAMI – Today in Aviation, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner prototype completed its maiden flight in 2009 after encountering numerous delays. The Dreamliner is considered innovative and revolutionary because it pushed the envelopes and boundaries in a number of developmental stages, increasing environmental aircraft efficiency while greatly improving the passenger experience.
Boeing unveiled its plans for the groundbreaking 787 wide-body jet airliner on January 29, 2003, after the company axed its Sonic Cruiser concept. With a focus on efficiency, on April 26, 2004, the manufacturer launched the program with an order for 50 aircraft from All Nippon Airways (ANA) and a targeted read more ⇒
Source:: “Airways Magazine”