Qantas CEO Alan Joyce told The Australian that Boeing informed him that the 787's first flight will take place by year end, the newspaper reported Friday. Boeing declined to comment, saying a revised flight test program schedule will be issued by the end of September. Sources close to the 787 program recently 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 static test aircraft, indicating ...

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