Reader Sharon responds to Boeing 787 Dreamliner to Fly on December 18th. Proud as she is, she says overseas production will keep her off a 787 for at least 12 months.
Courtesy of Boeing What if Boeing offered you a free business class upgrade, Sharon?
"It will be great to see this plane in the air - at last. I'm a former Boeing employee and wife of retired 30+ year Boeing engineer (including the 787). Boeing made a HUGE error parting the production out to outside companies - France, Japan, Italy. It would have been okay if the design had been done in Everett before going to the foreign partners. I will wait a year or so before volunteering to board a 787 - there are too many bugs yet to be worked out..."