Boeing Friday confirmed to ATWOnline that it "determined that there were microscopic wrinkles in the skin plies of [787] fuselage sections produced by Alenia [Aeronautica]. . .We determined that a simple patch at two locations is required to restore full structural margins. The fix has already been designed and is being installed now at Global Aeronautica in South Carolina and will be installed at completed sections in Italy and Everett." Boeing added that the finding was "not a safety of ...

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