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FAA says new Boeing production problem found in undelivered 787 Dreamliners

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By David Shepardson and Eric M. Johnson WASHINGTON/SEATTLE (Reuters) – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said late on Monday that some undelivered Boeing 787 Dreamliners have a new manufacturing quality issue that the largest U.S. planemaker will fix before the planes will be delivered. The FAA said the issue is “near the nose on certain 787 Dreamliners in the company’s inventory of undelivered airplanes. This issue was discovered as part of the ongoing system-wide inspection of Boeing’s 787 shimming processes required by the FAA.” The FAA added that “although the issue poses no immedi…

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