Boeing’s 747-8 has so far exceeded Boeing’s performance expectations. “[It’s] better than we targeted,” Boeing CAS 747-8 support and services Leslie Lauer told ATW at the Aviation Week MRO Americas conference in Dallas. Boeing has so far delivered 15—one VIP configuration and 14 freighters—of the type. “We set those targets based on previous entries into service. In Boeing we tend to be a little bit conservative in our approach in terms ...

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