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FAA Says Dreamliner Manufacturing Process Fell Short

While the aircraft’s design was found to be safe, according to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) BOEING and US regulators fell short in quality control over subcontractors during the development of the 787 Dreamliner.

"After the first Boeing 787 battery incident last year, I called for a comprehensive review of the entire design, manufacture and assembly process for the aircraft as well as a critical look at our own oversight," said FAA administrator Michael PHuerta.

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