Boeing closing in on 787 certification goal

06/21/2010 | Herald (Everett, Wash.), The

Just over six months since its maiden flight, the Boeing 787 has logged about 1,000 hours in the sky, and company officials are pushing hard to keep testing on track to allow first deliveries by year's end. Jim Albaugh, Boeing's president of commercial airplanes, estimates that each of the five test aircraft will need to log 90 hours of flight time per month in order to hit delivery goals. A sixth 787 is slated to join the test fleet later this month, and one of the test planes will fly over the North Pole in July, en route to the Farnborough International Air Show.

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