31-Mar-2010 10:40 AM

Boeing confirms B787 flight testing slower than expected

Boeing confirmed it does not yet have a firm date for when the US Federal Aviation Administration will commence its in-flight certification process for the B787 and that testing of the aircraft is proceeding more slowly than anticipated (Reuters, 30-Mar-2010). The manufacturer confirmed its plans to delivery the first B787 to All Nippon Airways by the end of 2010 have not been altered.