787 Dreamliner to attain certification
Global - The Federal Aviation Administration is likely to certify Boeing's 787 Dreamliner jet at its Everett factory this Friday, after more than three years of delay due to manufacturing issues.
The certification of the 787 will follow the certification of Boeing's 747-8 freighter, with delivery for the latter expected in September.
Meanwhile, Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways is expected to receive the first 787 in the same month, Seattle Times reported.The company has been facing several challenges trying to bring the new line of jets into the market, with problems involving new composite materials and parts.
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