New Boeing Dreamliner defect discovered | TheHill
A new defect has been discovered in Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner, the company confirmed on Thursday, though the issue is not an immediate safety concern.
“We received a notice from one of our suppliers about certain 787 parts that were improperly manufactured. While our investigation is ongoing, we have determined that this does not present an immediate safety of flight concern for the active in-service fleet,” Boeing told The Hill in a statement on Thursday.
“Yet-to-deliver airplanes will be reworked as necessary prior to customer delivery. Any potential fleet actions will be determined through our normal review process and confirmed with the FAA,” the company added, referring to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
The new issue relates to certain titanium parts that are weaker than they should be, according to …
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