Boeing reported a $998 million profit in the second quarter, up 17% from the $852 million earned in the year-ago period, and said it has identified a fix to the defect in the 787's upper wing join area that led to last month's first flight postponement and will release a new schedule for the flight test program before the end of September. "I can tell you the team is making solid progress toward resolving the issue. . .From an engineering standpoint, the fix design is straightforward and ...

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