• These days we rarely marvel at the wonder of flight. Maybe the Boeing 787 Dreamliner—now flying in the U.S.—will restore some luster to air travel. [1 of 3]

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tech 5 Nov 2012

by Patrick James, managing editor of VSL.


  • The Dreamliner is Boeing’s most fuel efficient plane, and as you can see from United’s interactive site, it’s quite a feat of engineering. [2 of 3]
  • That said, there’s little assurance that innovation automatically translates to profit. See the struggles of the acclaimed airline Virgin America. [3 of 3]
  • Images (in order): photo via United; infographic image via United; Virgin America photo via Wikimedia Commons.

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