Flying the 787, litterally

Boeing flight 286's route. Click above for details. Image from FlightAware.com.

On February 9, 2012, a Boeing 787 left Boeing Field in Seattle for an ETOPS endurance test. 19 hours later, it landed back. So far, nothing unusual.

But, along the way, it flew in such a way that as seen from a flight tracking software, it wrote the numbers “787” and drew a Boeing logo in the sky.

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We are family! (The Boeing Family, that is)

707, 717, 727, 737, 747, 757, 767, 777. Image by Jasen Miller via Flickr.
707, 717, 727, 737, 747, 757, 767, 777. Image by Jasen Miller via Flickr.

It happened 3 years ago but it’s still fascinating to look at… The entire Boeing family, landing one after the other and parking next to each other! Click on the picture or check out the FlightStory.net article about the event. Thanks to my friend Charles B. for sharing this with me.