Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner takes first flight

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) — The new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner set to the skies for the first time at Boeing South Carolina on Friday morning, March 31.

Boeing South Carolina Delivery Center on South Aviation Avenue was joined by its thousands of Boeing employees and media to capture the take off.

The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner is the only one of its kind, built right in South Carolina and is the newest in the line of 787 aircraft’s.

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) attended the first flight of the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner today in Charleston and released the following statement.

“This is a huge day for South Carolina. The Boeing 787-10 prototype – completely made in South Carolina – took to the air today ahead of schedule and under budget.

 “What a statement and tribute to the Boeing South Carolina workforce. To all those in the Boeing family, today is your reward as well.” 

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