RA001 Flight Testing Resumes

From:         Stephen L Nicoud <stephen.nicoud@boeing.com>
Date:         07 Apr 94 13:55:03 PDT
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RA001 FLIGHT TESTING RESUMES

The first 747  ever built, RA001,  was back in  the  skies this week with the
777's Pratt engine attached for more flight testing.  The PW4084  engine -- a
later version  of the same engine  that was tested aboard RA001's   left wing
last year -- arrived from Pratt at Boeing Field last week for more ground and
flight testing.  The airplane took off Saturday for a  check-out  flight, and
then  traveled to Montana on Monday  where  five flight tests were conducted,
including  engine   operating  tests  and  installation tests.   The airplane
returned to Boeing Field Wednesday, at which time the  engine was removed for
return to Pratt.  All tests were completed successfully.