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Old 18th Mar 2013, 05:05
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So bench testing is superior to flight testing and associated ground handling..?

Flight Global:

Boeing's certification plan, which was approved two days ago by the US Federal Aviation Administration, calls for hundreds of hours of laboratory testing and a single flight test to validate the systems.

"That will be the extent of flight testing," says Mike Sinnett, Boeing 787 chief project engineer. "It's not an extensive flight testing programme."
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