Boeing and its vast international supply chain are within weeks of delivering 787s that require none of the long retrofit sessions that have added billions of dollars in costs to the program since the company hosted a splashy launch party in 2007 for a jet that turned out to be unflyable. Visible proof of how much Boeing and its suppliers have improved manufacturing of the industry's first composite widebody jet is expected this summer with deliveries from factories on opposite sides of ...

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