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03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Ready For First Flight (VIDEO)

UPDATE: The video below is a generic piece about the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. WATCH the Boeing Dreamliner taking off today HERE.

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is set to take off at last, nearly two and a half years later than originally hoped.

The scheduled test flight is set for Tuesday at 10 a.m. Pacific Time. The Dreamliner is expected to take off from Everett, Washington, undergo a five-hour flight, and land in Boeing Field south of downtown Seattle.

Composed with a lightweight design, the Boeing 787 is made of carbon and titanium. It is believed to help reduce fuel consumption and save on maintenance costs.

WATCH AND LEARN MORE ABOUT THE BOEING 787 DREAMLINER:

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