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Boeing Readies 787 Test Plan – Aviation Week

Boeing is preparing to install a modified battery system for flight tests in a 787 in anticipation of the FAA approving its redesign plan, which the manufacturer hopes could come by March 6. At the same time, the airframer is steeling itself for a lengthy test and qualification period, with regulators already emphasizing the need …

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Amid woes, Boeing forecast assumes little impact from 787 problems – Reuters

Boeing Co stood by the troubled lithium-ion battery technology that this month grounded its new, high-tech 787 Dreamliner and said on Wednesday that the grounding had no significant impact on its 2013 financial forecast.It’s “business as usual,” CEO Jim McNerney said as the Chicago company posted market-beating profits for the fourth quarter.Responding to revelations that …

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More Delays Ahead For Boeing 787, 747-8 | AVIATION WEEK

Not only does Boeing not expect to see the 787 program turn profitable for at least another decade, the company says the stretched Boeing 787-9’s development has slipped into early 2014, and its first passenger version of the 747-8 will be late as well. The revelations were made in Boeing’s 10-Q filing with the U.S. …

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787s Remain Grounded | AVIATION WEEK

787s Remain Grounded Nov 12, 2010 By Guy Norris guy_norris@aviationweek.com Los Angeles Boeing plans to keep its 787 test fleet grounded for the present as it continues to “better understand the cause of the incident” on the test aircraft forced to make an emergency landing in Texas on Nov 9 after an electrical fire. via …

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