Boeing sources close to the 787 program told ATWOnline that the "parts are on the way" to Everett that will be used to make fixes to the upper wing join areas on the first flight aircraft and the static test aircraft. The fix will be applied to the upper part of the side of the body on both sides on the center wing box and wing box with the aim of buttressing the structure to reduce stress. Access to the area concerned is challenging but not impossible, the sources said, and will require the ...

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