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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Company clears big hurdle with more advanced version of its touted aircraft after year marked by several mechanical issues.
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.
The newest member of the Dreamliner family will be longer than its predecessor and is expected to be delivered in early 2014.
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.
Heathrow Airport is temporarily shut down as emergency crew respond to a fire involving a Boeing 787 Dreamliner owned by Ethiopian Airlines.