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Boeing 747/8 Freighter ready for maiden flight
Everett, USA - Last taxi tests completed
The maiden flight of Boeing's new cargo airplane, the 747/8 Freighter, should be performed today. The announcement has been made by the company after taxi tests successfully completed on Saturday. During these last ground tests, chief pilot Mark Feuerstein took the airplane at a top speed of approximately 90 knots (166.6 km/h). This was the last functional test planned before first flight. "The...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency