Boeing steps up efforts to keep 787 launch on time

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By Bill Rigby NEW YORK, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Boeing Co.'s 787 Dreamliner is on target for its first test flight this summer, but the U.S. planemaker is pushing hard to keep its most successful plane launch ever on schedule despite teething problems caused by its revolutionary design. The world's first large-scale carbon composite passenger aircraft, which has racked up more than $60 billion worth of orders in just under three years on the market, is still too heavy and Boeing is having to ...

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