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Airplane Roll Out: United Airlines Rolls Out Their Boeing 787-8 (N20904) in Everett, WA

This morning (31 July, 2012) at 8:00a CT, United Airlines (UA) rolled out their spanking new Boeing 787 with a live cast .  It was nicely done and simple.  One plane, one tow truck.  I captured some screenshots from the live broadcast for you below in case you missed it. They will have a repeat of the broadcast on 2 August.  Enjoy and leave a comment and share it with your friends.  Great show Uni...
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The Boeing 787 debuts at Farnborough Airshow 2010 – interior photos

I headed to Farnborough, England for the biennial Airshow on 19 July 2010.  I had one goal in mind; see the all new Boeing 787-8 that had arrived the previous morning.  It was its first time across the Atlantic Ocean and it was the star of the show.  If only I could get to see it on the inside.  I had seen mock ups a few years earlier, but there is nothing like the real thing. Desperate to get ...
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The Boeing 787-8 flies for the first time

Seattle, WA Dec. 15, 2009.  I had planned on going to see this magnificent aircraft fly, but I had work committments hence I could not.  Technology made me feel like I was righ there though when it took to the skies at 10:27a PT in Everett, WA from the Paine Field Airport (PAE) at the home of the Boeing Company.  A little under four hours later, it landed at Boeing Field in Seattle, WA (BFI). Now...
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It's time to head back home from Las Vegas, NV (LAS)

Las Vegas, NV (LAS), 17 Oct. 2009.  I got checked in  and headed to the gate.  Security lines were almost non-existent so it was smooth sailing.  At the gate I got connected to the complimentary airport WiFi, thanks McCarran and caught with e-mail, etc.  Soon, I got a window seat and boarded. There was someone sitting in my seat when I got there, so I offered a trade.  It was funny as the ladies ...
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Heading out to Las Vegas, NV for BlogWorld Expo 2009

Houston, TX 17 Oct. 2009.  I arrived at the airport in Houston-Intercontinental, Houston TX (IAH) at 6:20a and cleared TSA security without any issues, then headed to the Presidents Club for breakfast.  I tell you this membership does pay off, I highly recommend getting some kind of airport lounge membership.  After a much needed breakfast, it was soon time for boarding so I did. The flight was q...
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