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The Boeing 787, LOT Polish Airlines ZA271 Production Flight Test Progress Summary

The LOT Polish Airlines ZA271 Production Flight Test Summary includes all flights completed up to and including those the day af delivery, December 20th 2012. The first production test flight occurred December 1st, 2012.

Flights Completed on ZA271: 6; Time Flown: 7.35 hours

Maximum Altitude Achieved: 39,100 feet; Maximum Mach Number: .93

Production Flight Test Program Duration: 10 days; Days Flown: 4; Flights Flown: 6; Days From First Flight to Delivery: 19

Note: Flights completed includes landings to a full stop. Touch and go's, take off and landing performance flight with multiple landings are not reflected in the data 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 presented when compared to the actual flight time. Mach Number is based on a standard temperature day and is different from the flight data. 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 December 20th 2012, the second LOT Polish Airlines Boeing 787 was delivered. Seven airplanes were ordered. The last ZA271 production test flight was completed on December 1st, 2012. The information presented below is an unofficial summary of the 10 day ZA271 production flight test program. 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.

LOT Polish Airlines 787 ZA271 Flight Test Progress