TITLE

Global Gamble

AUTHOR(S)
Tatge, Mark; Gottfried, Miriam
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;4/17/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 6, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the problems that Boeing is dealing with in relation to integrating parts of its 787 or Dreamliner airplanes which are designed and manufactured in various parts of the world. According to Boeing, the Dreamliner can carry 250 to 330 people, travel at 650 miles per hour and cut fuel bills by 20% and maintenance costs by 30%. The company's chief W. James McNerney Jr. is confident about meeting delivery deadlines. The technical problems that arose with the company's project with the U.S. Reconnaisance Office are cited.
ACCESSION #
21053549

 

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