Boeing is expected to announce another delay to the 787 program today, but the manufacturer is emphasizing that the 747-8 freighter and passenger programs will not be affected. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, which has predicted previous 787 delays accurately, reported yesterday that a delay of at least six additional months is likely. Boeing admitted last month that it had "found the need for some improvements" on the Dreamliner, specifically in the center wing box (ATWOnline, March 21). ...

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