Boeing: Repairs are complete on half of 787 test fleet

11/17/2009 | Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model) · USA Today

Boeing says it has fixed structural problems on three of its six 787 test aircraft as the company scrambles to meet a self-imposed deadline of getting the plane airborne this year. "We are going to fly this plane when it is ready and safe, and when we know it will be a successful flight," said Jim Albaugh, CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "Right now, based on everything we know, it should fly this year."

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