Air transport A new manufacturing defect was found in Boeing’s Dreamliner aircraft

According to the aviation authorities, the defective parts do not pose an immediate safety threat to the Dreamliner aircraft in use.

14.10. 20:28

Aircraft manufacturer Boeing has found a new fault in its 787 Dreamliner passenger aircraft.

The American company, according to news agency Reuters and AFP, says in its statement that certain parts of the Dreamliner wide-body machine have been fabricated incorrectly.

The defective parts have been supplied by Leonardo from Italy, who told Boeing about the matter. Leonardo had also purchased the parts from the Italian company Manufacturing Processes Specification.

According to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ), the first to report, some of the titanium parts in the 787 are weaker than they should be.

According to the U.S. Aviation Administration (FAA) and Boeing, defective parts do not pose an immediate safety threat to existing Dreamliner aircraft.

Boeingin according to it repairs machines in production. According to unnamed WSJ sources, there are defective parts in aircraft manufactured in the last three years.

Boeing had to stop deliveries of the 787 in May due to defects previously found on the aircraft.

The problems began a year ago in September, when the FAA said it was investigating manufacturing defects. Boeing was able to resume deliveries in March of this year until they were stopped again two months later.


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