First variant of Boeing 787 flies

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First variant of Boeing 787 flies

A Boeing 787-9 takes off on a first flight of the new aircraft Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at Paine Field in Everett, Wash. Boeing spokeswoman Kate Bergman says the 787-9 is 20 feet longer and can seat 40 more passengers than the original 787-8, which carries between 210 and 250 passengers. The new version of the Dreamliner also can carry more cargo and fly farther. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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