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[In a publicity exercise, Ford's one millionth export Cortina car is airlifted by a Westland Wessex helicopter over Ford's Dagenham plant on its way to Belgium, where its new owner is waiting with the keys on 9th July 1970. Photo credit: Getty Images/Hulton Archive]

Flying on the Dreamliner

Sometimes good things happen. I travel pretty often and for some odd reason I couldn't get the flight between Colorado and Baltimore that I normally take. The only flights available were from Colorado to Houston and then to Baltimore. It seemed like a drag, until I noticed the equipment: 787-8 Dreamliner. United only…

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