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Solar plane midway through first intercontinental flight

Solar Impulse, a Swiss-made sun-powered aircraft, finished the first leg of its attempt at an intercontinental flight on Friday without using a single drop of fuel.

By May. 28, 2012

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Solar plane midway through first intercontinental flight

The Swiss sun-powered aircraft Solar Impulse has completed the first leg of its planned flight from Switzerland to Morocco without using a drop of fuel.

By May. 27, 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 Feb. 28, 2012

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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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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 Jun. 21, 2011

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On first flight, 747-8 Intercontinental a new icon in the sky

A previous version of this story misidentified the aircraft that experienced a series of delays, including an onboard fire. Those delays hit the 787 Dreamliner.

By Mar. 20, 2011

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On first flight, 747-8 Intercontinental a new icon in the sky

The biggest and most fuel-efficient passenger airplane in Boeing's history begins first test flight before thousands of spectators in Washington.

By Mar. 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 Mar. 20, 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 Mar. 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 Mar. 20, 2011