Big shows are made for big news, and while there is no golden rule in the air transport business that says new product launches are best saved for major air events, Boeing hopes this year's gathering at Le Bourget will be the perfect venue for the go-ahead of the 787-10X. Given standard development schedules, the double-stretch 787 would likely have been launched by now had it not been for the battery problems which sidelined the entire program for several months earlier this year. The ...

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