Long delay leaves 787 Dreamliners with dated components

10/4/2011 | FlightGlobal.com (U.K.)

Because production of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner was delayed by up to three years, the new planes are rolling out with outdated in-flight entertainment systems and seating, this feature suggests. "The post-delivery mod includes installation of a second satellite communication radio and antenna, [and] the installation of our onboard Wi-Fi and mobile telephone system to support cellphone access," said Thales IFE chief Alan Pellegrini.

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