Boeing delivered the first 787 Dreamliner
The plane will use 20% less fuel than a traditional built
Boeing 787 Dreamliner delivered the first aircraft, worth 200 million dollars, lengthy project that has suffered three years of delays and cost several billion dollars finally become reality.
The plane made of lightweight materials can provide savings of 20% operator fuel consumption, according to Boeing, and offers passengers more comfort through better air circulation and greater portholes, whose transparency can be controlled electronically.
The first 787 Dreamliner was delivered to All Nippon Airways Japanese group Sunday, three years later than originally scheduled time, after several delays that have cost Boeing billions of dollars.
The aircraft was celebrated with two days of parties at the plant in Seattle where it was assembled and will leave Tuesday for Japan to come into operation on 26 October.
All Nippon plans to "make roll" the aircraft on domestic routes before you put it on international flights, including to Frankfurt.
Autonomy aircraft is 52% longer than the model it replaces, Boeing 767, built by the traditional design of metal, although 20% consume less fuel, according to a Japanese company director.
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Article writed on september 2011