Boeing Flies ecoDemonstrator Ahead of Environmental Tests Written 25 August 2020

A 757 aircraft used as an ecoDemonstrator testbed in 2015. | NASA; Wikipedia; Public Domain

Aviation International News reports that The Boeing Company “flew the latest ecoDemonstrator – an Etihad Airways 787-10 – from Seattle to Glasgow, Montana, on Monday in preparation for two and a half weeks of environmental testing before flying to its customer’s base in Abu Dhabi.” The aircraft – “a new-build airplane assembled at Boeing’s Dreamliner plant in Charleston, South Carolina – earlier this month arrived at the company’s Seattle facilities, where engineers fitted it with instrumentation in preparation for what a Boeing spokeswoman characterized as a speedy and focused test regime.” Boeing “plans to conduct test flights using a blend of sustainable alternative fuel (SAF).” 
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