Boeing's 747-8 freighter makes first flight
EVERETT, Wash. – Boeing Co.'s giant 747-8 freighter — the biggest plane the company has ever built — took off on its first flight Monday, a year later than originally planned.
The huge plane took off from Everett's Paine Field after a weather delay. It was to return to the airport after a flight expected to last about 4 hours.
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