The first Boeing B.747-400 Dreamlifter (previously known as Large Cargo Freighter) took off for the first time, from Taipei Taoyuan International Airport, Taiwan, on September 9, 2006. Two Dreamlifters are now undergoing the FAA certification phase, while the third item of the fleet is under modification by Evergreen Aviation Technologies Corp., part of Taiwan's Evergreen Group.
In the picture: Very first image of the Dreamlifter landing at Grottaglie airport, under rainy skies, on March 21, 2007. (Barrera/Aeromedia)
(Aeromedia, March 2006)