Boeing warned of further possible
delays to its new
787 Dreamliner as well as the 747-8.
company has confirmed that it expects delivery of the first 787 to
be in the middle of the first quarter 2011.
Boeing said that this latest delivery date revision follows an assessment
of the availability of an engine needed for the final phases of
flight test this fall.
While Boeing works closely with
Rolls-Royce to expedite engine availability, flight testing across
the test fleet continues as planned.
ANA is the launch customer for the new aircraft.
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