Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Capt. Desta Zeru: First African Pilot To Command The New Boeing 787 - Dreamliner


An Ethiopian pilot has managed to bag another first in the aviation industry. Ethiopian Airlines' Captain Desta Zeru has become the first African pilot to fly the new Boeing 787 - Dreamliner. The aircraft on its tour of Africa  landed at Addis Ababa's Bole International Airport. 

Here are some pictures (click to enlarge):

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Boeing 787 - Dreamliner, at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

Boeing 787 - Dreamliner, at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

Boeing 787 - Dreamliner, at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

Boeing 787 - Dreamliner, at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

Boeing 787 - Dreamliner, at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

Boeing 787 - Dreamliner, at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

Inside the First Class, Boeing 787 - Dreamliner, at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

Inside Economy Class of the Boeing 787 - Dreamliner, at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

Inside of the (Economy Class) Boeing 787 - Dreamliner, at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

Entertainment system of Boeing 787 - Dreamliner, at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

Shaded and un-shaded windows of Boeing 787 - Dreamliner, at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

777 (left), 767 (center) and Boeing 787 - Dreamliner, at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

Boeing 787 - Dreamliner, at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

Tail of Boeing 787 - Dreamliner, at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

Underneath the Boeing 787 - Dreamliner, at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

Tail of Boeing 787 - Dreamliner, at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

777 and Boeing 787 - Dreamliner, at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

Boeing 787 - Dreamliner, at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport