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
The two-and-a-half year wait for
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.
Boeing has orders for 840 of the jets. It plans to make the first delivery to Japan's
All Nippon Airways
late next year.
-- Reported by Joseph Woelfel in New York.
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