ANA crew flies 787
Two pilots from All Nippon Airways have become the first non-Boeing crew to fly the 787.
May 14: Two pilots from Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA) became the first non-Boeing company crew to fly the 787 Dreamliner during a test flight on May 12.
ANA pilots Captain Masayuki Ishii, director of 787 pre-operations planning, and Captain Masami Tsukamoto, manager of 787 pre-operations pilots joined Boeing’s chief test pilot Captain Mike Carriker and co-pilot Captain Christine Walsh for the three-hour flight.
ANA is set to become the first commercial operator of the 787 with the first of 50 aircraft scheduled to be delivered later this year.
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