MileHFL400 wrote:frigatebird wrote:kimimm19 wrote:
I would think lower maintenance costs as well...
Actually, this is here the 787 has an important advantage.
I believe so to. Add to the fact that the 787 doesn't suffer from metal fatigue
We are now entering the ERA where original sales presentations about maintenance advantages have been forgotten. Hundreds of Dreamliners are in service, get out of warranty, are pulled into hangers, components get into shops for overhaul & bills are send out. Boeing has decided they want to tripple their aftermarket income in a short period and fight to keep control of the 787 to recoup their high investments.
That's the real world environment of developping 787 maintenance. The old Boeing powerpoints are achieved.