Dreamliner Flight Adventure

While much of this issue focuses on light aircraft, tubeliner pilots aren’t forgotten as this Flight Adventure takes a close look at an aircraft that, despite being a relative newcomer to commercial aviation, continues to set records for innovation and long-haul flying – the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

Boeing 787 Dreamliner

787 Fact #1

There has been a lot of conjecture about the ‘E’ in the original 7E7 designation. Some suggested it was for Efficient, some Eco, others said it was for the Chinese number eight which suggested financial success. Boeing finally poured water on the increasingly exotic suggestions when they revealed it simply meant ‘Eight’ as it was the next number in the Boeing product range!

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