Boeing says incorrect shim work in the aft fuselage of the 787 is limited to four locations, is “well understood” and will be repaired concurrently with other planned work. “There is no need to conduct inspections or repairs on in-service airplanes immediately,” the company says in a statement. “There is no short-term safety concern.” Only All Nippon Airways is flying the 787. The issue came to light in late January and concerns structures made at Boeing’s factory in North ...


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