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Is Boeing's Dreamliner really a game-changer?

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After years of production delays the plane they say will create a new model for air travel - the Dreamliner - is about to make its first commercial flight.

Eventually 800 of these lighter, fuel-efficient, carbon composite aircraft should be cruising across our skies.

But will the plane live up to the hype and is the Dreamliner really a game-changer?

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