Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Jim Albaugh said on Thursday that the company has "pulled back inside some elements of engineering [on the 787-9], which in the past had been on the outside—specifically activities surrounding composites." The manufacturer confirmed to ATW on Friday that it is "taking a very hard look at where the 787-9 tails should be built," a structure that is supplied by Alenia Aeronautica for the -8 variant. Albaugh told the ...

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