Worrying article re B787\'s safety if trueBack to Forum
The piece on Flyertalk is a discussion of the original reporting at the New York Times, which can be read here
Workers at a 787 Dreamliner plant in South Carolina have complained of defective manufacturing, debris left on planes and pressure to not report violations.
1 user thanked author for this post.24 Apr 2019
Following hot on the heels of their issues with the USAF halting deliveries of new B767 based tankers due to quality issues it does make you wonder…24 Apr 2019
There was a time when I felt safer on a Boeing than an Airbus.
Recently I have reversed that view.
I felt very safe yesterday on what may be the only long-haul widebody type never to suffer a fatal accident.24 Apr 2019
rockhopper – is this the tanker that Airbus had the contract for but was cancelled?
Have so far avoided 787 travel – never felt entirely comfortable about the battery issue solution…25 Apr 2019
nevereconomy – yes the same. If the US Air Force had been allowed to have the Airbus option, which I understand they preferred, then they would have the tankers in service rather than the multitude of delays with the Boeing acquisition and the embarrassment of having to stop Boeing delivering aircraft not once, but twice due to quality issues….26 Apr 2019