As widely expected, Boeing delayed its 787 program by an additional six months, the third setback since the July 2007 rollout. First flight now is expected in the fourth quarter instead of the current quarter, with only 25 deliveries scheduled for 2009. The manufacturer stated that while significant progress has been made assembling, or rather reassembling, the first aircraft, first flight nonetheless has been pushed back due to "slower than expected completion of work that traveled from ...

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