Seattle's Museum Of Flight Gets A Dreamliner

Boeing has donated the third 787 Dreamliner ever built to the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington. The plane known as ZA003 will be the only 787 at a museum in the world. It is painted in Boeing's Dreamliner house livery, and museum visitors will get to see the plane, inside and out. » 11/06/14 4:24pm 11/06/14 4:24pm

Nobody Knows Why 787 Dreamliner Windscreens Are Cracking

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is experiencing a scary, ongoing problem that nobody can seem to solve — the cockpit windows are cracking at an alarming rate. » 5/17/14 1:51pm 5/17/14 1:51pm

Investigators: Latest Boeing 787 Dreamliner Fire Not Caused by Battery

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner continued the model's string of bad luck yesterday when it burst into flames on the tarmac at London Heathrow Airport yesterday. The good news was that it was unoccupied at the time. And now there's a little bit more, kinda: investigators say it wasn't the battery's fault. » 7/13/13 2:29pm 7/13/13 2:29pm

Boeing 787 Turns America Into Giant Etch-A-Sketch

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner has been in service for no more than a few months and already some Boeing test pilot has tagged the American Northwest like an Etch-a-Sketch with a 787 logo. Damn hooligans. » 2/10/12 12:00pm 2/10/12 12:00pm

Boeing took the 787 Dreamliner on a record-setting 10,710-mile flight

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner — the sixth 787 Boeing's made so far — took off from Boeing Field in Seattle in December 6, 2011. Yesterday, it landed in Dhaka, Bangladesh, having flown 10,710 nautical miles to set a distance record for a commercial jet of its weight. It's also a victory, of sorts, for carbon fiber. » 12/08/11 4:30pm 12/08/11 4:30pm

Safety Inspectors May Not Be Able To Tell If a Dreamliner Is Damaged

The extensive use of composite materials makes the Boeing 787 one of the most advanced commercial aircraft ever built. And while it's already been approved for flight, safety officials are concerned about the long term viability of those materials, which are now being used in the aircraft's wings and fuselage. » 11/03/11 12:30pm 11/03/11 12:30pm

Boeing 787 Reviewed: Well Worth the Wait

Boeing's first 787 Dreamliner made its first commercial flight today. After years of delays the future of aviation has arrived. And according to reviews, it was a totally pleasant flight. Even if the 787 can't totally fix flying, it might make it a whole lot better. » 10/26/11 6:30pm 10/26/11 6:30pm

Boeing 787 Dreamliner: Ultimate Wing Load Test

This is the carbon-fiber Boeing 787 Dreamliner at 150% service load during the ultimate wing load test required for FAA certification. During the test, the wingtips underwent 25 feet of vertical deflection without failing. Engineering is awesome. [Boeing via Wired] » 3/29/10 4:00pm 3/29/10 4:00pm