The Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental, now the world’s largest airliner, was unveiled yesterday. Also of note, “flight testing on the 747-8 has pushed all the way out to Mach 0.98, according to Feuerstein, ‘within about seven knots of Mach 1.'” Videos after the jump. Click here for more pictures.

The two airlines with orders for the 747-8, Lufthansa and Korean Air, were in Seattle for the unveiling along with private customers for the of the business jet version.

[via Wired]


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