747-8 First Flight

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  1. beaupower32

    beaupower32 Well-Known Member

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    I looked on the site but didnt see a thread on it. But Boeings new 747-800 Flew for the frist time ton Feb 8th
    at a altitude of 17,000 feet and 230 knots. Will undergo 1,600 hours of testing. Pretty cool looking 747.
    Boeing's New Airplane

     
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    NICE! I've always wanted to fly on one.
     
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    Thanks BP. The video in the article you linked was pretty cool.
    I got a real perspective on its size when it went past the crowd standing on the little hill.


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