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15 hours on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, in coach

Want to sit for 15 hours? Boeing's new 787-9 claims better passenger comfort over extremely long-haul routes. Here's what it's like on one of the longest you can take.

By 21 January 2015

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An electric plane and Boeing's Dreamliner star at Farnborough (photos)

We popped along to the UK's gigantic Farnborough Airshow to take a look at an electric plane, the new Boeing 787-9, the Eurofighter Typhoon and plenty more besides.

61 Images By 18 July 2014

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Boeing flaunts longer new 787-9 Dreamliner at Farnborough

At the Farnborough airshow, the Seattle aircraft maker shows off the first energy-efficient 787-9 built. Also: how the longer 280-passenger endured tests of performance, temperature, and a virtual barrel roll.

By 14 July 2014

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FAA deems 787 Dreamliner safe despite years of problems

A joint review by the FAA and Boeing concludes that the next-generation airplane is safe and makes a series of recommendations that Boeing should follow going forward.

By 20 March 2014

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Forget hybrid cars, hybrid airplanes are the next big thing

Researchers from Cambridge University have teamed up with Boeing to build and successfully test the world's first hybrid airplane engine.

By 21 January 2015

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This smart battery warns you before catching fire

Stanford University scientists have developed a lithium-ion battery that warns users long before it overheats and explodes.

By 15 October 2014

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Boeing's 787-9 Dreamliner makes maiden test flight

The larger version of the company's original 787-8 jetliner completes 5-hour test flight, hitting 288 mph and an altitude of 20,400 feet.

By 18 September 2013

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Boeing's 787-9 Dreamliner makes its first flight (pictures)

The new, longer Dreamliner can carry 40 more passengers than the first member of the 787 family. It took off Tuesday from Paine Field in Everett, Wash.

7 Images By 18 September 2013

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Boeing rolls out 787-9 Dreamliner

Company clears big hurdle with more advanced version of its touted aircraft after year marked by several mechanical issues.

By 26 August 2013

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Boeing shows off first fully painted 787-9 Dreamliner

The aviation giant sent out a photograph of the first 787-9 that had been fully painted. Decked out in Boeing's new livery, the plane will eventually go to Air New Zealand.

By 27 July 2013