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Boeing denies 787 first flight delay reports

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posted on Aug, 10 2007 @ 05:58 PM
Boeing is denying reports that its 787's first flight may be delayed till October. The spokesman acknoledged that there were challanges ahead but the company remains confident the a/c will take to the skies by late September.

As I said in a previous thread regarding the A380, god help Boeing if they suffer any major issues regarding the a/c

WASHINGTON(AFP) - The Boeing Co. denied Friday a newspaper report that it was delaying the first flight of its 787 Dreamliner, saying it would take to the skies as planned in late September.

"We're still targeting the end of September for the first flight," Boeing spokeswoman Yvonne Leach told AFP, when questioned about The Seattle Post-Intelligencer report that the company had pushed it back to October, citing people familiar with the matter.

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