Boeing is prepared to fly the 787 as early as Tuesday morning, it said last week, adding that the timing is "dependent on final internal reviews, taxi test and receiving the final experimental ticket" from US FAA. On Dec. 10 the manufacturer finished its final review of the Nov. 30 static test designed to validate the side-of-body modification to the aircraft (ATWOnline, Dec. 2). Final gauntlet testing on the first flight test aircraft also was completed successfully, it said. The flight ...

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