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ReutersDavid Shepardson

Boeing investigates quality problem on undelivered 787s, sources say

Reuters reports: Boeing is investigating a new quality problem with its 787 Dreamliner after discovering that hundreds of fasteners have been incorrectly installed on the fuselages of some undelivered jets, two people familiar with the matter said.


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Seeking AlphaRob Williams

Boeing will face greater FAA scrutiny for ‘foreseeable future’

By Seeking Alpha: The FAA plans to continue heightened scrutiny of Boeing after a 737 Max incident, with more inspectors at factories and improved safety efforts in place.

Aviation WeekMolly McMillin

Textron Aviation Expanding Parts, Service Capacity In Australia

By Aviation Week: Textron Aviation is expanding its facilities in Australia as it increases parts availability for Cessna, Beechcraft and Hawker aircraft in the region.

Cranky FlierBrett Snyder

Elliott Doesn’t Know How to Fix Southwest, Nor Does it Likely Care

By Cranky Flier: If it can get Southwest to juice the share price by doing big stock buybacks using its cash or by levering up, Elliott wins. Elliott doesn’t seem to understand the US airline industry, or at the very least it doesn’t understand Southwest.