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Kang Kang of China Central TV sits in the reclining seat as the news media tour the second Boeing Co. 787 to be delivered to All Nippon Airways (ANA) at the assembly plant in Everett, Wash. on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011. ANA is the first customer to take delivery of the 787. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Boeing 787 Dreamliner's 1st flight

January 1, 1970

After a delay of more than three years, Boeing's much-hyped jet, the 787, made its first commercial flight on Oct. 26, from Tokyo to Hong Kong — and landed on-time. (AP)