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Boeing 747-8 PIP Flight Test Begins

Boeing 747-8 PIP Flight Test Begins

Boeing says a 747-8 Intercontinental launched the model’s Performance Improvement Package (PIP) flight test program with a mission flown on 20 May 2013. Equipped with what Boeing is calling enhanced GE engines, the PIP is intended to improve the fuel efficiency of the 747-8.

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Video Flight Test Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Video Flight Test Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Want to fly the Boeing 787 Dreamliner? We do too. However, since we don’t see an invitation in our inbox at the moment, how about checking out this excellent Boeing 787 test flight video written/hosted by AvWeek’s ace Fred George and shot by another of their amazing crew, Guy Norris? That works for you? Excellent.

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Boeing 787 First Flight

The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner commercial jetliner took off from Paine Field in Everett, Washington at 10:27 a.m. local time for the design's first flight on 15 December...

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