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If you haven’t had the opportunity to fly on an Airbus A380 or Boeing 747-8i, it’s pretty awesome. But, are those planes going away? That’s the question that was asked during an interview that I participated in with Ben Schlappig (One Mile at a Time) on Fox News’ Happening Now. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com The success of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and to a lesser degree the A350 (just rolling out now) have made those planes much more popular choices than the true jumbos. The 787 […]
There are reports this morning of a fire in the belly of an empty 787 at Boston Logan Airport this morning. That’s not great news for the greatest new plane of our generation. There have been plenty of setbacks, as well as some rumors that said, specifically, the FAA is one “major fire” away from grounding the 787. I have no idea if that’s true, completely unsubstantiated at this point. It’s also unclear if today’s incident would be categorized as a “major incident”. I was lucky enough to be on […]
Thanks to Charlie for pointing this out today, since Facebook and I still don’t get along. United is teasing the date of their 787 delivery, saying they will be live streaming it (assumedly on their website). Still my favorite plane of all time after my great trip to Tokyo on the inaugural flight.