This week Flight International features an update on the 787 Dreamliner as the aircraft prepares for its first flight later this month. While Boeing crunches the data from the latest volley of static teststo validate the side-of-body reinforcement, sources within the companyare increasingly confident that the long-delayed program could fly notone, but potentially two 787s later this month. Read more…
We also look at:
- All business airlines: Bombardier explores low-density configurations for CSeries
- Flight impressions: Cessna’s Skycatcher 162 sets course for leading role in flight training
- Biofuels: Can industry and government make it economical for aircraft to be fuelled by algae?