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Boeing installs engines on 1st P-8A Poseidon aircraft destined to US Navy
St. Louis, USA - New airplanes will be operational from 2013
Boeing installed two CFM56-7B engines on the U.S. Navy's first P-8A Poseidon June 21 in Renton, Wash. The on-schedule assembly closely follows the aircraft's wing-to-body join and "Power on" milestones. Following final functional checks, the Boeing-led Poseidon industry team will conduct initial engine runs. Boeing will deliver the first test aircraft to the Navy in 2009. Engine installation...
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