The first 787-9 has emerged from the paintshop sporting Boeing’s new revised livery that includes a prominent number on the tail to help distinguish among models within the same product family.
Boeing says the 787-9 is “on track to roll out and fly… in late summer”.
The 787-9 has a fuselage stretched by 6m and will carry 40 more passengers an additional 300nm (555km) when it enters service with launch customer Air New Zealand in the second half of 2014.
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