TITLE

Boeing: Troubled 787 Back on Track

PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Assembly;Mar2009, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the resumption of the 787 Dreamliner program of aircraft manufacturer Boeing Co. in late January 2009. The program resumes production following months of parts shortages, major work stoppage in late 2008 and a range of production and supply-chain problems. According to company executive Jack Jones, the 787 plane marks their return to a steady production rhythm as their partners experience substantial progress. It mentions that the first 787 is expected to be in working condition in the latter part of the year.
ACCESSION #
36996512

 

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