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Old 14th Dec 2019, 21:16
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Originally Posted by tdracer View Post
OK, let's do some math. 787 production rate is 14 aircraft per month - Once they push a new 787 out the door, it's far from ready for delivery - it has to be painted, go through various functional tests and fueling/defueling checks, production acceptance flight tests, customer acceptance flight tests, and the actual ticketing and delivery. While I've heard of this taking as little as two week, four to six weeks from rollout to delivery is more typical.
Two weeks will also need to be as typical as six weeks, not an exception to equal 14 deliveries.
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