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Boeing unveils plane that will test new travel technology

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY-TV/ CNN) - U.S. aircraft maker Boeing has revealed its new 2022 ecoDemonstrator plane.

It's a converted, 20-year-old '777-200-E-R' that will be used for testing new technologies aimed at making air travel more sustainable and safer.

The ecoDemonstrator will go through a six-month series of tests on the ground and in the sky, starting this summer.

Boeing'secoDemonstrator program launched a decade ago and takes technologies out of the lab to test them in an operational environment.

It has tested about 230 technologies and Boeing says about a third of them have already been incorporated into its products and services.

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