Boeing will make the double-stretch 787-10X its next major development priority, taking precedence over the longer-term 777X and the New Small Airplane (NSA) replacement for the 737. Plans to step up development of the -10X as a competitor to the Airbus A350-900/-1000 are emerging as Boeing prepares for the long-delayed certification of the baseline 787-8 and proceeds with the critical design review of the next model in the family, the stretched 787-9. “There is a high probability ...

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