Flight test 787 Dreamliner goes to Arizona museum

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The original 787-8 Dreamliner flight test aircraft has gone on permanenet display at the Pima Air & Space Museum, Arizona, USA.

“Boeing has a strong presence in Arizona and is proud to share this important achievement in aviation history with the community, our employees and visitors,” said Boeing commercial airplanes president and CEO, Ray Conner, at a celebration on April 17 to honor the aircraft’s induction. 

“The Pima Air & Space Museum is a world-class facility and has been a great partner throughout the years. It’s the perfect location to showcase this pioneering airplane.”

The particular 787, ZA002, was the second Boeing 787-8 to be produced. The airplane flew for the first time on Dec 22, 2009, joining what would become a six-airplane flight test and certification program for the 787-8. The primary focus of ZA002 was testing systems performance. 

April 21, 2015

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