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In Paris, the 747-8 Intercontinental paints the town orange

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.

By Jun. 21, 2011

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Can the Seattle Seahawks' '12th Man' be a 747? Boeing says yes

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.

By Jan. 29, 2014

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Boeing 747-8, Dreamliner get prepped for cell phone use

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.

By Sep. 20, 2012

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Boeing 747-8 take-off

Boeing's next-generation 747, the 747-8 Intercontinental, takes off from Paine Field in Everett, Wash. on its first flight.

Mar. 20, 2011

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Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental is here

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.

By Feb. 13, 2011

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Inside the Boeing 747-8 factory

Boeing's next-generation 747 passenger plane, the 747-8 Intercontinental will be formally unveiled Sunday. But first, CNET got a look at the plane's final assembly operation.

By Feb. 12, 2011

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Secret VIP gets first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental

The aviation giant handed over the first next-gen passenger 747 today to an "undisclosed" VIP buyer. Boeing expects to deliver the first commercial 747-8 Intercontinental soon.

By Feb. 28, 2012

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Boeing launches airplane maintenance iPad apps

The new apps, which Boeing will demonstrate this week in Europe, should help airline mechanics get quick access to crucial information about parts, maintenance records, and more.

By Sep. 24, 2013

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Boeing 747-8 completes first flight

After a first flight lasting more than two hours, the Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental touches down at Boeing Field in Seattle.

Mar. 20, 2011

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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 Aug. 25, 2013