Dreamliner woes a blow to region that birthed Boeing

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by LINDA BRILL / KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on January 16, 2013 at 6:50 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jan 16 at 6:51 PM

The ongoing problems with Boeing's 787 Dreamliner is more than a bump in the fortunes of a major aerospace company.

Given the company's birth in the Pacific Northwest and the tens of thousands of active employees and retirees, Boeing's troubles are a kick to the region's morale.

A group of retired Boeing engineers, gathered at a cafe near the Museum of Flight, talked about the 787 news and what they think is the cause of the company's troubles.

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