Enthusiast Captures Pix Of Boeing 787 Dreamliner
Boeing's first 787 hasn't had a formal rollout yet, but an aviation enthusiast acting on a tip from a blogger caught pictures of the airplane as it was moved to a paint hangar just after midnight on Tuesday morning. Charles Conklin, 30, of Kirkland, Wash., shot with a telephoto lens through a fence from just outside the perimeter of the Boeing facility in Everett, komotv.com reported. Conklin said he picked up a tip from Flightblogger that the airplane might be moved late Monday night, and waited outside the facility for about two hours before the doors finally opened. Jon Ostrower of Boston operates Flightblogger. He said Boeing employees are excited about the airplane's progress and have been keeping him updated. The 787 is scheduled for a formal rollout ceremony on July 8, or what Boeing bills as 7/8/7.