An FAA-led review of the Boeing 787 design, certification and manufacturing process will speed the agency’s push to adapt its oversight to so-called manufacturer “risk-sharing” business models that place more than just financial risk with subcontractors. The review’s results, released in report form March 19, found that Boeing’s processes—while not perfect—are producing a safe and reliable aircraft. Review team members also confirmed that FAA’s production approval oversight ...
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