Boeing finds new defect in continuing struggle to produce Dreamliner 787


by Reuters

Reuters— Boeing Co said Thursday that some titanium 787 Dreamliner parts were improperly manufactured over the past three years, the latest in a series of problems to plague the wide-body aircraft.

Mail Online—Boeing deals with NEW defect on its 787 Dreamliner in latest slip-up. Boeing is dealing with an alarming new defect on its 787 Dreamliner, which involves certain titanium parts that are weaker than they should be, according to a new report on Thursday.

WSJ—Boeing Deals With New Dreamliner Defect Amid Production Problems. The problem involves certain titanium parts that are weaker than they should be on 787s built over the past three years, the latest production slip-up to delay aircraft deliveries and draw increased U.S. government scrutiny.

ZeroHedge—Boeing Shares Drop On New Quality Production Woes Of 787 Dreamliner. Boeing Shares Drop On New Quality Production Woes Of 787 Dreamliner   Boeing shares tumble after new reports indicate quality control issues plague its flagship 787 Dreamliner.  According to the WSJ report, the wide-body jet airliner has "certain titanium parts" that "are weaker than they should be" that could lead to "premature fatigue."  The new problem continues to tarnish Boeing's reputation for building quality jets a little more than three years after two 737 Max jets...