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Wednesday
Jul162014

My Oh My, The 9 Is Fine! Boeing 787-9 Videos At Farnborough (Before & During)


 You've probably already seen the Boeing video of the practice flight for the Farnborough aerial display of the new -9 version of the 787 (20' stretch, 40 more pax plus 350 mile range increase) - it's been a very popular video around the internets the last few days with already over 1 million views. Since it was so readily available by the time I had a chance to do anything with it, I never got around to posting it. I have however added it at the bottom of the page tho in case you are one of the 12 avgeeks who hasn't seen it.

 The video above is from PlanesTV Live and shows the actual Farnborough -9 display flight. It's all the same maneuvers as the practice flight but from a ground-based perspective. Great video. Great flight. Great airplane. (I'm prepared to declare the 787 the most beautiful and the most graceful jet airliner ever!)



 The video above is from TopFelya and shows the same flight from a different perspective. There's always something new to observe from a different point of view.



 This video is another from Boeing of the actual demonstration flight... it's not the full demo but still has some views of the -9 that are simply amazing to see.



 And here's that 'practice' flight video released by Boeing several days ago. The airborne views are simply stunning, which is no surprise since they were done by Wolfe Air (check this out). It's also interesting that lots of people thought this whole video was CGI instead of real. I admit that at times it has that look, but c'mon, this is the real deal. And wow, so is the 787-9... this is gonna be one popular airliner - Bravo Boeing!


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Reader Comments (2)

Looks even better in black :-)

July 18, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterGlen

Glen- I agree... that All Blacks 787-9 looks awesome. I'll try to find an excellent video of it and post it soon : )

July 18, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterMartt (admin)

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