Dream airliner = Dreamliner.

It had to happen sooner or later.

What with the hundreds of flights I make in a year, with all sorts of different airlines, to and from all sorts of random cities, my getting aboard such a plane was sure to be sooner rather than later.

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A dream flight. On a dream airliner – the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Packed with the very latest technologies, a curvaceous ‘designer’ form, and improved comfort. I’d been patiently waiting for this moment quite a while. And then suddenly, unexpectedly, and totally by chance… it finally came to pass…

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Here she is, the beauty. Look at those exquisitely elegant and gorgeously graceful curves on the wings and fuselage. Just so nicely done – even the smallest of details. Maybe that unmistakable brand-new sheen of the paintwork – like a new car straight out of the showroom – has something to do with it too? Ahhhh. I want to get on it, NOW!

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I’ve heard that besides the tons of ultra-tech, the Dreamliner also uses a lot less fuel and so doesn’t pollute the environment as much as its older sisters. Yeh!

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Well, here I am now inside. Take off!…

First impression – underwhelming actually. A plane is a plane, after all – no matter how fancy. There may be a lot of uber-tech hidden away, but in the cabin, it’s business as usual. Up we fly, level out, get shaken about occasionally. Always one to call a spade a spade, I’ll call this here plane a plane.

One thing that did seem novel was the windows: they’re bigger, and you switch the blind on or off with a button :).

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When fiddling with said button, I noticed some stunning storm clouds out of the window. Check them out:

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That’s all for today folks: short and sweet. Had to tell you about the aptly named Dreamliner. We’ve now landed at our destination airport. Guess which one?

Back soon!…

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