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  • Water Cannon Salute For Boeing's 787 In India
    Posted by Rupa Haria 12:10 PM on Jul 13, 2011

    Following the conclusion of route-proving flight tests in Japan with All Nippon Airways, ZA002 today landed at India's New Delhi International airport, welcomed into the country for the first time with a water cannon salute.

    It will depart Delhi on Friday morning for Mumbai, before leaving on Saturday 16 July.

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    Pilot training for Air India, which has 27 787s on order, will commence next month. If you haven't already, take a look at today's story on India's plans to ease out all foreign pilots - approximately 20% of the workforce - by the end of 2013.

    Tags: tw99, boeing, 787, india

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