Boeing’s 787 flight test program reached a milestone with the completion of its 500th flight, which was operated by flight test aircraft ZA004. The five flight test aircraft currently in the program have logged more than 1,600 total flight hr. The sixth and final test Dreamliner, ZA006, is due to take to the air by Sept. 12 (ATW Daily News, Aug. 11). Meanwhile, the 27th 787 is set to enter the production line this week, but it will be the last one for about six weeks as ...

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