Boeing 747-8 Intercontintental First In-flight Picture

And it’s airborne! Cargo Facts was on hand this morning to witness the first flight of the Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental. Boeing’s two Canadair T33 chase planes (one seen here) swept in and after a very short takeoff roll, RC001 (msn: 38636) took to the skies. Up in the air as this is posted, the flight […]

748 Flight Line

You can’t see this many 747-8’s anywhere else but Paine Field, at least for now. Flight testing is still under way for the 748f, but the production line is already humming and these big birds are on the flight line awaiting engines and the models’ certification. Two Korean Air Cargo liveried examples are on the […]
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