Boeing 747-8i First Flight Announcement

Email we received from Boeing announcing the first flight!

The First Flight of the New 747-8 Intercontinental is scheduled to occur on Sunday, March 20, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Standard (17:00 GMT). The webcast will go live at 9:45 a.m. PST (16:45 GMT).

We have posted the latest video in First Flight preparations - High Speed Taxi Test. Watch this video, explore our photos, and see all of the key milestones leading up to First Flight at

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