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2014-05-18 12:20:04

Delivery marks first of 37 787s ordered by airline SEATTLE, May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) delivered the first 787 Dreamliner to Air Canada, the first airline in Canada to fly the Dreamliner. The airplane, the first of Air Canada's 37 787s on order for delivery through 2019, departed Paine Field in Everett, Wash. today on its delivery flight to Toronto. "The 787 Dreamliner will immediately make a dramatic improvement to our fleet capabilities," said Calin Rovinescu,...

2014-02-24 08:21:45

All Nippon Airways Spearheads Quick and Quantitative Composite Inspection Method BELTSVILLE, Md., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imperium, Inc. today announced that Boeing has included a procedure for using Imperium's ultrasonic imaging device, the Acoustocam(TM), in its 787 Dreamliner Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) manual. The procedure provides a method to inspect the 787 Dreamliner's carbon fiber-composite airframe in the field quickly and nondestructively. (Photo:...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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