30 AUGUST 2010


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Article from BTNews 30 AUGUST 2010

Boeing admits further 787 delay

ANA, lead carrier for the all new Boeing 787 Dreamliner, will have to be patient again following a brief announcement from Seattle to the effect that first deliveries of the composite aircraft will not be until the “middle of first quarter 2011”,meaning probably towards the end of February.  Boeing sight  availability of a Rolls-Royce engine needed for the final phases of the flight test programme for the delay but also admit the cumulative impact of a series of problems, including supplier workmanship issues related to the horizontal stabilizer and instrumentation.  The 787 order book stands at around 850. www.boeing.com/commercial

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