Despite the latest series of delays to the Boeing 787, program officials say they remain “very pleased” at the progress and pace of flight tests. Five of the initial six flight test aircraft currently are in operation, with ZA006, the second General Electric GEnx-1B powered aircraft, due to join the test and certification effort later this month. As of Sept. 3, Boeing says the test fleet has conducted more than 1,650 hours of flying over more than 540 flights. The first 787 test ...
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