Boeing is pressing forward with the 787 flight test program and believes first delivery to ANA by the end of November is feasible. The manufacturer expects to obtain Type Inspection Authorization for the 787 this week after passing flutter and structural wing bending tests. TIA will formally kick off the FAA certification process. Meanwhile, ZA005, the fifth flight test aircraft and the first powered by GEnx-1B engines, is on the flight line at Everett and is being prepared for its first ...

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