Airlines and Aviation
Boeing donates one of three 787-8 Dreamliner test airplanes to the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington, one of the most interesting tourist attractions in the Pacific Northwest.
One of the original Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner flight test airplanes has been donated to the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington.
The Museum of Flight is one of the largest air and space museums in the world.
The musuem attracts more than 500,000 aviation enthusiasts each year. It is one of the most interesting tourist attractions in the Pacific Northwest.
"Boeing is committed to supporting and giving back to the communities where our employees work and live," says Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Ray Conner.
"By placing this airplane in the Puget Sound area, members of the Boeing team and their families will see it displayed locally, and it will hopefully inspire a new generation of aviation enthusiasts here in Washington state."
Known as ZA003, the historic aircraft is the first of 3 flight test Boeing 787-8 Dreamwliners that the US plane maker plans to donate to museums around the world.
Museum of Flight, 9404 East Marginal Way South, Seattle, Washington.
The museum is located off Interstate 5 on Boeing Field. It is halfway between downtown Seattle and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.