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In pictures: Boeing's first 787 Dreamliner

Boeing's first 787 departed for Japan on Tuesday

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Boeing Co. workers walk with the company's first 787 as it is brought forward during a delivery celebration on Sept. 26, 2011, in Everett, Wash. Boeing Co. handed over the key for the aircraft to All Nippon Airways in a delivery ceremony Monday at Paine Field, near the factory where the wide-body jets are assembled.

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All Nippon Airways president and chief executive Shinichiro Ito (L) holds up the ceremonial key to the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner while Boeing president and chief executive Jim Albaugh looks on.

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Boeing Co. workers and other guests walk under the 787 Dreamliner while it's on display at a delivery celebration in Everett, Wash.

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Shinichiro Ito (centre) poses for a photo under the airplane with flight attendants Aya Tanaka, left, and Mari Goto, right, during the Boeing delivery ceremony.

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A Rolls Royce engine is shown under the wing of the 787.

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The Dreamliner prepares for take off on its maiden flight to Japan on Monday, capping nearly a decade of development of the world's most advanced jetliner.

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The plane, which will be quieter and more spacious for passengers, begins to taxi down the runway in Everett, Washington.

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The plane also has bigger windows and storage for luggage, as well as LCD touchscreens behind every seat. The aircraft will be entering service in November.

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Business class seats on the All Nippon Dreamliner

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The back of seats on the delivered Dreamliner include a remote control

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