Boeing has committed to building a second stretched version of its 787 aircraft -- to be called the 787-10 -- which some airlines have been lobbying for, although timing and configuration details are still being worked out, 787 program head Mike Bair said yesterday. It is "not a matter of if, but when" Boeing begins building the -10s, Bair said. Entry into service could be as early as the last quarter of 2012, a target that "seems to suit the customers we are talking to...and fits ...

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