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Boeing 747-8F to cross Atlantic on biofuel

In advance of the Paris Air Show, the aviation giant is touting its new freighter's ability to fly using a fuel mixture with 15 percent renewable plant matter.

By June 16, 2011

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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 September 20, 2012

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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 February 28, 2012

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Boeing's 747-8 Freighter receives flight certification

The decision by U.S. and European officials to certify Boeing's 747-8 Freighter means the aircraft now can begin commercial cargo flights.

By August 19, 2011

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Look inside Boeing's 747-8 Intercontinental (photos)

Road Trip 2011: At the Paris Air Show, CNET got a look inside the next-generation of Boeing's flagship jumbo jet.

21 Images By June 21, 2011

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Boeing's 747-8 Intercontinental is in the air

At 9:58 a.m. Pacific time on Sunday, the first 747-8 Intercontinental took off from Paine Field in Everett, Wash.

By March 20, 2011

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Boeing's 747-8 touches down for the first time

Before thousands of fans and company heavyweights at Seattle's Boeing Field, the aviation giant's next-generation 747 made its first landing. Now comes a wide variety of tests and, the company hopes, first commercial delivery later this year.

By March 20, 2011

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Flawless first landing for Boeing's 747-8 Intercontinental (photos)

Approximately four-and-a-half hours after taking off on its first flight, the next-gen icon touches down at Seattle's Boeing Field.

22 Images By March 20, 2011

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Boeing's 747-8 Intercontinental flies skyward (photos)

The next generation of the aviation giant's iconic double-decker makes its first flight before thousands.

21 Images By March 20, 2011

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Boeing's 747-8 Intercontinental set for first flight

With good weather in the Seattle area, the next generation of the aviation giant's most iconic plane is slated for a 10 a.m. PT first flight today. CNET is on hand for full coverage.

By March 20, 2011