Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Soars Ahead of Paris Air Show
- New aerial demonstration video spotlights 787-9 capabilities, Vietnam Airlines livery
The Boeing (NYSE: BA) 787-9 Dreamliner soars above Washington state in a new video released today, offering the public a first look at the demonstration Boeing is scheduled to fly June 15-18 at the 2015 Paris Air Show.
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Filmed above Moses Lake, Wash., the video spotlights technical maneuvers that showcase some of the airplane's many capabilities. With new angles and the stunning livery of 787-9 customer Vietnam Airlines, the video builds on the excitement of Boeing's 2014 Farnborough Airshow rehearsal, which has been viewed more than four million times.
The Boeing 787-9 is the second and newest member of the 787 family, super-efficient airplanes with new passenger-pleasing features. With the fuselage stretched 20 feet (6 meters) over the 787-8, the 787-9 can fly more passengers and more cargo farther yet with the same exceptional environmental efficiency – 20 percent less fuel use and emissions than the airplanes they replace.
Through May 2015, 30 customers from around the world have ordered 509 787-9s, 46 percent of all 787 orders.
Source : The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) - view original press release