Boeing said yesterday that all test requirements were "successfully met" during the 787's ultimate load wing and fuselage bending test. The manufacturer said the finding comes following "a thorough analysis of the results" from the test conducted March 28 on the 787 static test airframe (ATWOnline, March 30). Boeing said that "loads were applied to the test unit to replicate 150% of the most extreme forces the airplane is ever expected to experience while in service. The wings were flexed ...

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