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1-Sep-2009 10:26 AM

Boeing continues weight reduction on B747-8

Boeing stated it is negotiations with several customers regarding orders for the B747-8 (AINonline, 31-Aug-2009). The manufacturer is continuing efforts to reduce the weight of the B747-8 by approximately 3,500 lbs, through the use of different materials for selected components to lighten the aircraft structure.

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