Boeing Delays Dreamliner Test Again The next-generation passenger aircraft -- the 787 Dreamliner -- has had another setback. The Boeing Co. hoped to make its first delivery to a customer later this year, but the company said it won't happen until next year. The Dreamliner already is three years behind schedule.
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Boeing Delays Dreamliner Test Again

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RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

NPR's business news starts with another delay of a dream.

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Boeing's next-generation passenger aircraft - the 787 Dreamliner - has been setback yet again. The company was hoping to make its first delivery to an airline customer later this year. Boeing said, this morning, that won't happen until next year. The Dreamliner is already three years behind schedule. This time the trouble involves an engine that Rolls Royce is supplying for the new plane.

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