Monthly Archive for: ‘December, 2011’

USAF Cuts Back on Air Show Demos

US Air Force F-22 Raptor

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Boeing 787 #1 Retired

Boeing 787 N787BA

Seattle – On December 1st Boeing officially retired its first-built 787 aircraft, flying it to Palmdale California for long term storage. It was built in 2009 at a total cost (improvements included) of over $4 billion. This plane represented a completely new era of aircraft design for Boeing so its likely that N787BA, or ZA001 as it is known internally, …

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