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Boeing 787 Test Plane: A Look Inside The Dreamliner (VIDEO)

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Australia got its first look at the Boeing 787 Dreamliner when the corporation's test flight made its way to Australia.

The plane, which landed in Hong Kong last month as part of delivery to All Nippon Airways, was en route to the Qantas test base in Sydney.

The test plane has only 46 seats as opposed to the regular 350 so it can collect data and hold staffers as it travels the world.

Jetstar, news.com.au reported, will be the first Australian airline and low-cost carrier to use the plane in 2013, with Qantas following the next year.

ANA is the first airline to fly the plane and expects to have seven of them in use by the end of 2011, the AP previously reported. United Continental will be the first U.S. airline to fly the 787 sometime in 2012.

The plane experienced its first technical glitch earlier this month when the landing gear failed to deploy on an ANA flight. The pilots thankfully found an alternate procedure, Boeing said.

Check out the look inside the aircraft below, as well as photos of the Boeing 787 over the years.

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