8-Feb-2010 8:31 AM

Boeing completes B747-8F taxi tests, test flight due today

Boeing completed taxi tests on the first 747-8F on 06-Feb-2010, a key milestone ahead of the first test flight which is scheduled for today (08-Feb-2010). [more]

Boeing Commercial Airplanes: "The airplane performed well. Based on early indications, the airplane is ready to fly," Mo Yahyavi, B747 programme VP and General Manager. Source: Boeing, 06-Feb-2010.