New York-based Bernstein Research said Boeing is closer to resolving the weight reduction challenges of the 787-9, which will lead to a compelling 787-10. In a client report, Bernstein said that Boeing leadership now believes it can "launch a 787-10 stretch (potentially going as high as 335 seats) that would have a range greater than 6,000 n.m., without requiring a redesign of the main gear or extensive changes to the wing." The key, it said, has been weight reduction in ...

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