Incomplete assemblies and flight control software issues have driven Boeing to accept at least a three-month delay in the first flight of the 787, but the company insists it can still make an on-time delivery to launch customer All Nippon Airways. "We have added risk, for sure, but the plan we are working supports first delivery in May of 2008," says Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO and President Scott Carson. Boeing originally said the first Rolls-Royce Trent 1000-powered 787 ...
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