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The Boeing 787-9, Airplane ZB002 Flight Test Progress Summary

The 787-9 ZB002 Flight Test Summary includes all flights completed up to and including those on January 31th, 2014.

Flights Completed on ZB002: 64; Hours Flown: 153.60

Maximum Altitude Achieved: 43,100 Feet; Maximum Mach Number: .97

Days Since First Flight: 87; Days Flown: 36

Note: Flights completed includes landings to a full stop. Touch and go's and take off and landing performance flight with multiple landings are not reflected in the data given here. The number of missions can be lower than the reported number of flights. A flight mission can include any number of landings. Gaps in tracking data exist, lowering the flight hours shown here when compaired to the actual flight time recorded during flight testing. Since the data presented here is from public sources, FAA Radar Tracking Data, data gaps are normal occurances and do not reflect on the flight test program. Radar tracking data is only available when a flight plan has been filed and it is active. If a flight plan has been canceled in flight, the tracking ends and data is no longer available.

On November 7th 2013, the second Boeing 787-9 took to the air for the first time. Airplane number ZB001 initiated the six month flight test program. Three airplanes, ZB001, ZB002 and ZB021 are planned for the test program. The information presented below is an unofficial summary of the test program status. The information presented here is from publicly available data and is presented only for informative purposes. Additional information and data for other test aircraft will be presented once it becomes available.

Boeing 787-9 ZB002 Flight Test Progress