Eyad89 wrote:I am curious though, what part is outperforming its expectation? Did they manage to achieve an OEW that's lighter than expected? or wings aerodynamics maybe?
Pure guessing, but we know both the A380 and 787 had better aerodynamics than first-envisioned. Weight would also be a logical thought as I could envision the wings being lighter and/or the new automated riveting system for the fuselage might have helped.