FAA Says New Boeing Production Issue Found In Undelivered 787 Dreamliners By Reuters

FAA Says New Boeing Production Issue Found In Undelivered 787 Dreamliners By Reuters

FAA Says New Boeing Production Issue Found In Undelivered 787 Dreamliners By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner sits on the runway prior to a handover ceremony to Singapore Airlines at the Boeing South Carolina plant in North Charleston, South Carolina, the United States, on March 25, 2018. REUTERS / Randall Hill

(Corrects the attribution in the second paragraph to “The FAA said”, not “Boeing (NYSE 🙂 said”)

WASHINGTON / SEATTLE (Reuters) – The Federal Aviation Administration said late Monday that some undelivered Boeing 787 Dreamliners have a new build quality issue that the manufacturer will fix before the planes are delivered.

The FAA said the problem is “near the nose of certain 787 Dreamliners in the company’s undelivered aircraft inventory. This problem was discovered as part of the ongoing inspection of the entire system of the 787’s fit processes. Boeing Required by the FAA “.

The FAA added that “based on the data, the FAA will determine whether similar modifications should be made to the 787s that are already in commercial service.”

Boeing had no immediate comment.

(This story corrects the attribution in the second paragraph to “The FAA said”, not “Boeing said”)

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