Boeing tests 787-8 N787BX in simulated airline service

Boeing (Chicago, Seattle, Wichita and Charleston) on April 15 tested the third 787, 787-8 N787BX (msn 40692) with the call sign of “Boeing 003 Heavy Experimental” (ZA003). The jetliner flew four times that day in a simulated airline service.

Yesterday (April 18) N787BX became the first 787 to complete a transcontinental flight. BOE3 flew from Seattle (BFI) to Eglin AFB, FL. Previously ZA002 flew to Victorville, CA.

Copyright Photo: Joe G. Walker. 787-8 N787BX (msn 40692) is pictured at Seattle (Boeing Field/King County) prior to to the transcon flight.