With just over twenty-four hours to go before the contracts of 26,800 machinists expire, Boeing's beleaguered 787 is quickly running out of margin to achieve its first flight in the fourth quarter with a fresh slip in assembly completion.

According to several sources inside the 787 program and others familiar with the schedule, assembly completion of Dreamliner One is now tentatively targeted for early October, a slip of about five weeks. (more fromFlightBlogger.....)

Boeing 787 dynamic aircraft profile


Source: FlightGlobal.com