230 Results for

787

Article

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 January 20, 2015

Article

United goes long with its first Dreamliner 787-9

Carrier is the first in North America to get the bigger version of Boeing's Dreamliner. Next month, it will start flying the world's longest Dreamliner route.

By September 4, 2014

Article

Boeing to build 787-10 Dreamliners in South Carolina

The aviation giant assembles other 787s in both Washington and South Carolina, but it decided the 787-10 will be built exclusively in the South.

By July 30, 2014

Article

In Wichita, the 787 Dreamliner gets its head start

Every month, Spirit Aerosystems turns out ten Dreamliner forward sections, complete with electronics and other systems. CNET Road Trip 2014 checked out the production line.

By July 22, 2014

Gallery

In Kansas, where 787 Dreamliners are born (pictures)

Boeing's next-gen planes are assembled in Washington or South Carolina, but the front sections are made in Kansas. CNET Road Trip 2014 visits the aviation heartland to see the manufacturing process.

28 Images By July 22, 2014

Gallery

Boeing's extra-long 787-9 loops over Farnborough (pictures)

The second Dreamliner model, which Boeing just started shipping to customers, took its debut flight above the prestigious UK airshow. Here's a look.

16 Images By July 14, 2014

Article

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 July 13, 2014

Gallery

Up close with the first Boeing 787-9 (pictures)

Boeing showed off the test version of its 280-passengenger, energy-efficient jet at the Farnborough International Airshow. Here's a look at this special test model.

22 Images By July 13, 2014

Article

Take a tour of the Super Pit: The largest open-pit gold mine in Australia

The Super Pit is the largest open-pit gold mine in Australia, and one of the largest in the world. House-size machines dig into a canyon-size hole. Here's a full tour.

By May 4, 2015

Article

You can fly in an R2-D2 'Star Wars'-themed jet this year

There are several months to go before the premiere of "The Force Awakens," but you could experience a droid-based flight before then.

By April 17, 2015