Old 10th Oct 2018, 15:32
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SansAnhedral
 
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Originally Posted by CTR View Post
While the SB-1 rotor blades have been highlighted as the cause of the program delays, it does not take great effort to realize that based on late design reviews and delivery of major assemblies the entire program has been running a year behind schedule.
This is actually a pretty salient point, as Boeing themselves said that the iron bird has only been run twice to date which means without blades. If the blades truly are all they were waiting on, its hard to imagine that completed machine just sitting idle for 12 months.
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