Flying the Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Nearly a decade after entering service, Boeing’s Dreamliner remains at the top of its game and a favourite with pilots and passengers alike. Retired British Airways Captain Michael Napier tells us why the 787 is a dream to fly

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The Boeing 787 Dreamliner has been in service for nearly ten years and joined the British Airways fleet in 2013
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"The industry-leading technology of the 787 Dreamliner is creating remarkable opportunities for airlines around the world and dramatically improving the air travel experience. We call it the Dreamliner effect." So proclaimed the Boeing publicity when the type was introduced ten years ago. And still the Dreamliner is a wonderful aeroplane, one that I enjoyed flying for British Airways for three years.

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