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    Boeing rolls out composite 787

    [size=13pt]Boeing rolls out 787 Dreamliner[/size]

    'Green' aircraft wows the crowd

    By Lester Haines
    Published Monday 9th July 2007 09:02 GMT

    Boeing yesterday rolled out its "technologically advanced and environmentally progressive" 787 Dreamliner - heralded as "the world's first mostly composite commercial airplane"...

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    Re: Boeing rolls out composite 787

    Is it crash resistant?

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    Re: Boeing rolls out composite 787

    That is actually a pretty cool plane.
    It is MUCH lighter than a traditional airliner, and will be much more fuel efficient.
    That translates into millions of dollars saved, which could save some of our nation's airliner.

    Plus it looks cool.
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