787 http://kplu.org en One final delay, then 787 Dreamliner finally heads for Tokyo http://kplu.org/post/one-final-delay-then-787-dreamliner-finally-heads-tokyo <p>There were delays until the very end. Boeing&rsquo;s first 787 headed for its new home in Tokyo about 45 minutes behind schedule this morning.</p><div><p>The Dreamliner will begin active service for Japan&rsquo;s All Nippon Airways about a month from now. And Boeing is banking on years of research and design modifications in the new 787 to &quot;wow&quot; carriers and passengers alike.&nbsp;&nbsp; Tue, 27 Sep 2011 18:30:26 +0000 Vanessa Romo 2740 at http://kplu.org One final delay, then 787 Dreamliner finally heads for Tokyo FAA approves 787 Dreamliner http://kplu.org/post/faa-approves-787-dreamliner <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-983781.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-983781.mp3</a></p><p>It&rsquo;s years behind schedule and over budget but Boeing&rsquo;s 787 Dreamliner is now approved to carry passengers.</p><p>Federal Aviation Administration officials gave their official seal of approval amid swelling music, a flag parade, and a fly over by Airplane Number 2.</p><p> Sat, 27 Aug 2011 01:07:13 +0000 Vanessa Romo 2455 at http://kplu.org FAA approves 787 Dreamliner Another production slowdown for Boeing's 787 Dreamliner http://kplu.org/post/another-production-slowdown-boeings-787-dreamliner <p>For the fifth time, Boeing has stopped deliveries of airplane sections for its 787 Dreamliner from suppliers to the assembly line, once again slowing production. Wed, 13 Jul 2011 00:02:17 +0000 Vanessa Romo 2074 at http://kplu.org Another production slowdown for Boeing's 787 Dreamliner