World Renowned Expert Says Boeing 787 Is Safe

A world-renowned aircraft structures expert John Hart Smith has told the Seattle Times and that the Boeing 787 is safe.

Responding to a Boeing whistleblower and engineer Sam Salehpour’s claim that small gaps in the 787 created when fuselage sections are joined could cause a catastrophic accident, Hart-Smith has said that “the gaps are too small to make that happen.”

“It’s not a safety issue.”

The Seattle Times, Dominic Gates explains the issue thus:

“These gaps are not along the circumference of the join but inside the aircraft, between the splice plate and the skin of the fuselage.

“Salehpour claims the forces Boeing read more ⇒

Source:: AirlineRatings.Com

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