6/22/2009

Boeing Co. is expected to begin final gauntlet testing of its 787 aircraft, putting the plane through 48 hours of continuous system checks. After several days of reviewing data, Boeing will conduct high- and low-speed taxiing tests, marking the first time that the plane moves under its own power. The tests are considered essential if the company hopes to achieve its goal of getting the plane off the ground for the first time during the month of June.

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