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Boeing says 787 Dreamliner first flight delayed; shares fall

Boeing Co. said Tuesday it has again delayed the first test flight of its long-awaited 787 jetliner, citing a need to reinforce part of the aircraft. The inaugural test flight of the 787, a next-generation aircraft built for fuel efficiency with lightweight carbon composite parts, was originally planned for late 2007. But Boeing has postponed it repeatedly because of production problems and a strike that forced the company to close its commercial aircraft operations for eight weeks last fall. For the full story click here

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