A static pressure cone has just been attached to the tail of N787BA. Taxi tests will begin early Saturday and continue until dark.
Boeing is advertising a first flight window beginning Tuesday, December 15. The Dreamliner One B1 flight will require VFR conditions during the estimated 5 hour endurance before N787BA recovers at Boeing Field in Seattle. The notorious Pineapple Express weather system is expected to arrive Tuesday, bringing heavy rain to western Washington. Rain is predicted daily until December 20.