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The Dreamliner: 'Handles like a dream, amazing to fly'

24 April 2012 Last updated at 03:17 BST

It is being billed as one of the most revolutionary planes in the world.

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is built using carbon composite material, making it lighter and 20% more fuel efficient.

It is on a tour of the UK this week and the BBC's transport correspondent Richard Westcott got a chance to look around it.