Archive | September, 2007

Conference Call Coverage – 10:02 AM

Yvonne Leach has just opened the conference call. Here we go.

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Conference Call Coverage – 9:57 AM

9:57am EDT Good morning all. I just joined the call and was welcomed by the sound of elevator music. By my watch, this should be getting underway in the next three minutes. In case you missed it, James Wallace at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer published an article today detailing that the first flight may slip to […]

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My Chat With Addison Schonland

I sat down with Addison Schonland tonight to talk about the 787 program. Addison runs the excellent IAG Blog. It’s definitely worth the subscription. You can listen to our conversation here.

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Temporary Fasteners Causing Major Problems for 787 Program

According to sources with direct knowledge at both ends of the major sub-assembly supply chain, temporary parts, including fasteners, are causing significant slow downs in the 787 program. The source of the slowdown in progress on Dreamliner One originated in the rush to meet the July 8th roll out. The push to achieve this milestone […]

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Holy Easter Egg Batman – Fly Google Earth

There are lots of you, like me, out there who love aviation and are frequent users of software like Microsoft Flight Simulator. I’ve been flying the MSFS products since FS95 and count myself as a loyal user. So, when Google Earth came out I had to wonder, why can’t I have ground scenery and terrain […]

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