Boeing's 787 Makes Its Inaugural Flight

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Earlier Wednesday, Boeing's 787 made its inaugural flight from Tokyo to Hong Kong. The plane boasts greater fuel efficiency and a smoother ride, but also has a number of creature comforts — like larger windows, better lighting and more overhead space. The plane is expected to be a game changer for aviation. Michele Norris speaks with AP aviation reporter Scott Mayerowitz, who was on the flight.
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