February 12, 2013
Where the Boeing Dreamliner Went Wrong
Paul Marks, NewScientist
CALL me a cynic if you will, but when I heard that Boeing's 787 Dreamliner had been grounded worldwide after a mere 15 months in service, my first thought was: "well, that happened sooner than I expected".
Having followed the plane's tortured development and path to airworthiness certification for New Scientist for more than a decade, it was clearly only a matter of time before something went wrong.
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