For Sale: Deeply Discounted Overweight, Terrible Teens (Pictures)

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Earlier this week Bloomberg reported that Boeing is flogging 11 early build 787s with analysts suggesting the overweight old planes could be sold to bargain hunters in Asia, like the five early builds that Lion Air's CEO called 'teenagers'.

Here are photos of some of those aircraft that haven't moved or been worked on for years, taken by Joe Walker at Paine Field last week. `


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