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First 777 freighter leaves factory
777frProgress continues on the first Boeing 777 Freighter as the company's newest cargo airplane was towed out of its factory in Everett, WA and onto the flight line Tuesday night.


May 1, 2008
By Carey Fredericks

777frApril 1, 2008, Seattle, WA – Progress continues on the first Boeing 777 Freighter
as the company's newest cargo airplane was towed out of its factory in
Everett, WA and onto the flight line Tuesday night. Work will
continue on the 777 Freighter to prepare for flight test this summer
and to paint the airplane in the Boeing livery.

The
777 Freighter will fly farther and provide more capacity than any other
twin-engine cargo airplane. Boeing will deliver the first 777 Freighter
to its launch customer Air France in the fourth quarter of 2008. The
777 Freighter is based on the 777-200LR Worldliner passenger airplane
and is built using the same production line as all other models of the
777. Eleven customers around the world have ordered 78 777 Freighters.