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Boeing Delays 747-8 Freighter To Mid-2011

Boeing Co. said Thursday that the first delivery of its 747-8 freighter would be delayed by about six additional months as it fixes several design flaws. The Chicago-based manufacturer is also adding a fifth plane to its flight-test fleet. The company said it discovered a low-frequency vibration during certain flight conditions as well as problems with the performance of the aileron actuator, which helps the aircraft turn. ( और अधिक...

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Richard Byrne 0
That's a shame! But they've got to get it right. The dash 8 looks like a winner....let's hope Boeing's union folk stay off the picket lines long enough for this big beautiful bird to take flight next summer!


क्या आपका कोई खाता नहीं है? अनुकूलित विशेषताओं, फ्लाइट अलर्टों,और अधिक के लिए अब(नि:शुल्क) रजिस्टर करें!
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