Road Trip 2011: CNET got a chance to see the interior of the not-quite-yet ready for prime time jumbo jet, the next generation of Boeing's flagship jumbo jet.
To celebrate the Seahawks' appearance in this Sunday's Super Bowl, the aviation giant has painted one of its 747-8 freighters in the NFL team's livery.
After six years of waiting, Germany's Lufthansa finally got the keys to the very first commercial 747-8 Intercontinental. Starting June 1, the new plane will have paying passengers.
The aviation giant says that its biggest planes will support cellular calling as soon as 2013. Of course, whether you can actually make calls will be up to government officials.
Boeing has broken ground on its Everett Delivery Center, a modern center where airlines picking up their new jumbo jets can come for the hand-off of their new plane.
At Boeing's 747 factory in Everett, Wash., CNET takes a tour of a 747-8 still under construction.
At 9:58 a.m. Pacific time on Sunday, the first 747-8 Intercontinental took off from Paine Field in Everett, Wash.
Boeing's next-generation 747, the 747-8 Intercontinental, takes off from Paine Field in Everett, Wash. on its first flight.
More than six years in the making, the new 747-8 Intercontinental will soon be flying passengers. Today, Boeing handed over the first of the planes to Lufthansa.
The aerospace heavyweight formally unveils the next generation of its iconic jumbo jet. Despite modest sales, Boeing is confident the plane will carry on the 747's famous legacy.