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This article is about the year 787. For the aircraft, see Boeing 787.

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FOXNews.com - Boeing: 787 Sales Reflect New Strategies - Business And Money | Business News | Financial News (615 words)
The mid-sized 787 has sold more in its first year than any Boeing (search) model, putting the U.S. planemaker on course to recapture the lead over rival Airbus (search) in orders for the first time since 2000.
The 787 will have engine mounts that will take either the General Electric (GE) or Rolls-Royce engine being delivered for the plane, saving time and money in the event a plane is sold on and the next airline uses the other engine.
He said airline engineers will be able to walk through the 787 with a handheld device that "reads" the maintenance requirements of components, doing away with costly and lengthy paperwork.
Boeing 787 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2663 words)
The Boeing 787, or Dreamliner, is a mid-sized passenger airliner currently under development by Boeing Commercial Airplanes and scheduled to enter service in 2008.
Engine interchangeability makes the 787 a far more flexible asset to airlines, allowing them to change from one manufacturer's engine to the other's in light of any future engine developments which conform more closely to their operating profile.
The 787 is no exception, as Airbus' John Leahy has made attempts at refuting all of Boeing's claims, openly criticizing the large-scale use of composites in the 787's fuselage as being "rushed and ridiculous".
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