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Boeing schedules 747-8 Intercontinental's first flight for Sunday

The aviation giant says the all-new, next-generation version of its iconic plane has passed a crucial test, and assuming it passes the last ones remaining in the next few days, the plane should take to the air for the first time on Sunday.

By March 14, 2011

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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 February 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 June 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 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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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 March 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 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