Boeing 787 Dreamliner Side-of-Body Modification Progressing Well

EVERETT, Wash., Oct. 16, 2009 – Today, Scott Fancher, vice president and general manager of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner program, issued this statement regarding the side-of-body modification:

“The design of the side-of-body solution is on track. Installations of the fittings are proceeding well and we are pleased with the progress we are making on this important effort. We continue to be on track to fly the 787 by the end of the year.”

A more detailed update will be provided on Oct. 21 during Boeing third-quarter earnings call.


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Yvonne Leach
787 Communications
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