Boeing Slows 787 Output, Focuses On Delivery Resumption

Boeing 787 production facility
Boeing has shifted workers from 787 final assembly to post-production inspection and rework as it seeks to restart deliveries.
Credit: Sean Broderick/AW&ST
Boeing’s inability to satisfy FAA concerns over the methods it wants to use to clear 787s for delivery, combined with discovery of an additional quality issue it must add to its post-production inspection list, has prompted the company to shift workers from its Charleston, South Carolina, final...

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