In the still of the night

While most of you were sleeping Friday night, a gorgeous sight emerged from one of our paint hangars in Everett. The first ever 787-9 is now sporting a brand new livery.

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This refreshed look began with the 747-8 and evolved with the 737 MAX. The new livery retains many of the features of the original 787-8 livery, while adding a number on the tail.

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We’re on track to roll out and fly the 787-9, currently in final production, in late summer. First delivery to launch customer Air New Zealand is set for mid-2014. Thanks to Boeing photographer Gail Hanusa for staying up late to capture these images— in the still of the night.

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Comments (12)

Tim (Baltimore):

Boeing ? Randy ? nice looking plane you got there in the 787-9.
Very clean looking lines.
Randy ? Am I being to optimistic to dream and think that the dash 9 and dash 10 787 non stop fuel efficiency and non stop long distance record flight around the world would rival even that of the record breaking of the long distance record of the 777-200LR ?
Let's hope so.
May the new dash 9 and dash 10 787 surpass the records even that of the 777.

John:

What a sweet looking aircraft! Much better proportions...

Rajendra singh mewada (pune, Maharastra, India):

very nice nice looking Aircraft .
Realy sauch h dreamliner.

Bret Coffman (Seattle):

Wow! This plane looks fantastic. What a beautiful sight to see.

Joseph Kuhn (Gasconade Mo formerly St. Louis worked at Mcdonnell 30 yrs.):

It is really a beautiful aircraft, think I will take 2(ha Keep them flying maybe will get to ride on one some day. Thanks.

Chris Escott (Edmonton Canada):

If it's not a Boeing, I'm not going. Once again, the leader shows what a real aircraft is. I look forward to flying abroad her in time.

Norman (Long Beach, CA):

Sweet, the 787 looks very fitting in it's length and span. With Air New Zealand ordering the 787-9 new markets can be opened, perhaps using Christchurch as an international hub.

Dorien (Auckland, New Zealand):

I cannot wait till the 787-9 get's delivered to Air NZ! Planning my next flight to the US to be on the 787-9!

owen (www.boeing.com):

Finalement je préfère boeing

Kash (New York):

Fantastic plane, what a beautiful sight to behold! Can't wait to fly in one some day! Great work Randy and Boeing!

Peter J Wyeth (Cornwall UK):

What a great line from C. Escott if it's not a Boeing I'm not going. This is how I travel period. Can't wait to fly 787 D-L in September, next the Queen of the Skies 747-8. The dream machines.

RICHARD CAMPBELL (NASSAU,NP,BAHAMAS):

WOW!THIS IS ONE BEATIFUL LOOKING AIRCRAFT.
THE 787-10 SHOULD ALSO LOOK THIS GOOD.
CAN'T WAIT TO FLY ON ONE.JUST A BEAUTIFUL FAMILY OF AIRCRAFT.

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