Defence Notes

Boeing postpones 787 first flight

23rd June 2009 - 12:00 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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Boeing has announced that first flight of the 787 Dreamliner will be postponed due to a need to reinforce an area within the side-of-body section of the aircraft.

The need was identified during the recent regularly scheduled tests on the full-scale static test aeroplane. Preliminary analysis indicated that flight testing ...

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