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Boeing Begins 777 EcoDemonstrator Tests

Testing of a raft of new flight deck systems, alternative fuels, materials and a shorter thrust reverser has begun in Seattle on a modified Boeing 777-200F as part of the company’s ongoing EcoDemonstrator program.

MARCH 26-APRIL 8, 2018
TECHNOLOGY
Bug Smasher

Los Angeles Boeing test pilots will deliberately seek out insect-infested air masses over Louisiana as part of upcoming low-level flights of the company’s specially modified 757 ecoDemonstrator.

MARCH 30-APRIL 12, 2015
FLIGHT TEST
Green Machine

Boeing packages improved airframe, systems and flight-deck for combined flight-test effort

OCTOBER 8, 2012
Headline News
F-100 Passes Mach 1 in Transonic Dives

NAA takes wraps off Super Sabre jet fighter. Test pilot reports good response at low speeds.

OCT. 26, 1953
GIANTS OF 1938
Boeing 314 and Douglas DC-4

America’s largest commercial land plane and flying boat now undergoing flight tests in Santa Monica and Puget Sound.

JULY, 1938
Flying Equipment
Douglas Sleeper Transport

First of the DC-3's for American Airlines Test Flown at Santa Monica on Dec. 18

JANUARY 1936
New Hydro Flies Successfully

First flight of Bill Boeing and Conrad Westervelt’s first airplane, the Pacific Aero Products Model 1 (the B&W).

SEPTEMBER 1st 1916
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