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Boeing 787 - Dreamliner

The Dreamliner is the showcase plane at this year's event. But a week before the airshow, a new manufacturing glitch was discovered on the aircraft. Boeing says the problem with the fuselage won't delay deliveries and will be fixed within days.

Japan's ANA is the launch customer for the aircraft and has already taken its first delivery. Japan Airlines is the next carrier waiting for its deliveries.

Boeing has in total 870 orders for the plane, which is made largely from carbon composites. But the project has faced a number of delays and glitches.

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