Flyover of Emirates' Boeing 777-200LR Launches Boeing Classic Golf Tournament
Flyover of Emirates' Boeing 777-200LR Launches Boeing Classic Golf Tournament (NSI News Source Info) SEATTLE - August 26, 2008: Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Emirates took advantage of an upcoming delivery of a 777-200LR (Longer-Range) with a dramatic flyover of the TPC Snoqualmie Ridge golf club in Snoqualmie, Wash., on Friday that officially started play at the annual Boeing Classic PGA Champions Tour event.
Emirates is one of the world's largest operators of Boeing 777s. The airline's newest 777-200LR was flown by retiring Boeing test pilot Capt. Jim Metcalfe. The airplane is pictured here banking over the 18th finishing hole at the TPC Snoqualmie Ridge course east of Seattle.