Boeing 787 Dreamliner planes in production found with ‘hairline cracks’ on wings says US firm

The cracks are the latest trouble for the Dreamliner, a high-tech jet largely made of carbon-fiber composite that has been beset with so-called “teething issues” since entering service in 2011, three years behind schedule. The cracks have not been found on planes that are in use by the airline, and pose no safety risk, Boeing said, adding that the problem also will not change the firm’s plans to deliver 110 of the 787s this year. But the US company said the cracks, which also occurred on

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