Tuesday, December 15, 2009

787 Dreamliner Takeoff Video

It's been delayed a bunch of times, but today they proved it can fly! Just as the 707 redefined commercial aviation for many decades, and the 747 did to a lesser degree, the 787 Dreamliner has the potential to do the same. Time will tell.

I'm posting this the 787 is flying at 15,000 feet at 157kts about 20 miles due West of my location. Paine field, the departure airport, is about 14 miles East of me. I haven't seen the 787 fly over, but I'm listening for it, and if it comes over low enough for a picture I'll get one posted.


At Tuesday, December 15, 2009 1:15:00 PM, Blogger Ry Jones said...

It's going to fly right by my office window!

At Tuesday, December 15, 2009 3:45:00 PM, Anonymous MadRocketScientist said...

I got lots of pics, I was standing at the end of the Runway

At Tuesday, December 15, 2009 3:49:00 PM, Blogger Ry Jones said...

It flew by!

At Thursday, December 17, 2009 11:22:00 AM, Blogger david said...

just a question, Mr C - has blogspot been loading ok for you? I've been having to try multiple times to get any pages to load, for the last several days?

At Thursday, December 17, 2009 6:36:00 PM, Blogger TrueBlueSam said...

Some blog pages haven't been loading right for me on IExp8, but are OK on Firefox. When this happens I usually have to update something. Aggravating.

At Sunday, December 20, 2009 11:28:00 AM, Blogger david said...

I've tried using different browsers - IE, Opera, Chrome, Safari, Firefox -
same results -
I have to think it's the Blogger servers that are overloaded?Your page did load in record time today, just now, oddly enuf...


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