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Boeing's 787 to Get Second Test Flight

Boeing's second test flight of the Dreamliner is scheduled for Tuesday, weather permitting.
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EVERETT, Wash. (


) --


second 787 will take a test flight Tuesday.

The company has scheduled the flight for the second jetliner on Tuesday morning, weather permitting, the

Associated Press


The two-and-a-half year wait for

Boeing's 787

ended last Tuesday when the Dreamliner took flight. The flight drew about 25,000 people, made up mostly of Boeing employees of members of the general public.

Boeing has experienced about $3.5 billion in charges (both cash and non-cash) associated with delays in the 787 program.

>>Photo Gallery: 787 Dreamliner to Fly by End of 2009

Boeing has orders for 840 of the jets. It plans to make the first delivery to Japan's

All Nippon Airways

late next year.

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-- Reported by Joseph Woelfel in New York.

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