Boeing may need to roll another 10 or more 787s through its factories before it will see the last of the change-incorporation issues that are bedeviling production rates for the new twin-aisle jet, and overall executives now don’t see the challenging program breaking even until 2021 or later. The company has downgraded its combined 2011 delivery forecast for 787s and 747-8s to 15-20 airplanes from earlier expectations of as many as 40 largely because of the need to rework early 787s to ...
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