A screen capture of the FlightAware website tracking the real-time test flight of a Boeing 787-8 on Thursday.
A screen capture of the FlightAware website tracking the real-time test flight of a Boeing 787-8 on Thursday.

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Boeing test flight pattern traces outline of 787

By Jerry Siebenmark

jsiebenmark@wichitaeagle.com

August 03, 2017 10:10 AM

UPDATED August 03, 2017 10:13 AM

A Boeing 787-8 undergoing a marathon test flight has flown a flight pattern that has traced an outline of the plane itself.

According to flight tracking website FlightAware, at 10:01 a.m Central on Thursday the plane was approaching its 18th hour of flight.

The 787 is scheduled to complete its flight at 11:29 a.m. Central at Boeing Field in Seattle.

Jerry Siebenmark: 316-268-6576, @jsiebenmark

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