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A makeshift sign converting 777 to 787 is placed on a Boeing Co. 787 prior to the delivery of the first to All Nippon Airways (ANA) at the assembly plant in Everett, Wash. on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011. (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)