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Boeing shows 787 Dreamliner off in Paris (pictures)

After a battery-related setback, Boeing is back in business with its energy-efficient aircraft. The company put the aircraft through its paces at the Paris Air Show.

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Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Paris Air Show

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner's wings flex as it makes a banked turn at this year's Paris Air Show. Boeing is selling the jets again in May after battery problems grounded them.
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Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Paris Air Show

The front of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner is shown here before a demonstration at the Paris Air Show. The 787-8 version can accommodate up to 250 passengers, the larger 787-9, up to 290.
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Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Paris Air Show

Spectators got a good view of the underside of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner as it flies over the Paris Air Show.
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Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Paris Air Show

The 250-passenger Boeing 787 Dreamliner gets ready for takeoff at the Paris Air Show.

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Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Paris Air Show

The top of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner is visible during this turn at the Paris Air Show. The jet has a wingspan of 197 feet and a length of 186 feet in its 787-8 configuration.
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Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Paris Air Show

Air India's 787 Dreamliner takes off at the Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Airport in France.
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Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Paris Air Show

The tips of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner's wings arc up slightly, a much less abrupt transition than on many passenger jets today.
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Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Paris Air Show

Boeing announced at the Paris Air Show that airlines and leasing companies have committed to buy 102 of its upcoming extra-long 787-10 models of its Dreamliner.
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Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Paris Air Show

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner flies by at the Paris Air Show.
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Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Paris Air Show

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner with its landing gear down approaches the runway to land at the Paris Air Show.
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Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Paris Air Show

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner touches down after a demonstration at the Paris Air Show at Le Bourget Airport in France.

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