New Boeing Jetliner Has First Test Flight

The newest addition to the Boeing 787 line of passenger jets completed its first test flight Tuesday. The U.S.-based aviation company’s new 787-9 took off from an airfield in Washington state near the factory where the plane was assembled while several hundred Boeing employees cheered. 
The 787-9 is six meters longer and can seat 40 more passengers than the original 787-8, which carries between 210 and 250 passengers.  Boeing also says the newest version of the …

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