787. Courtesy, Boeing US President Barack Obama spoke Friday to workers at Boeing's Everett, Wash., manufacturing plant, touting rising commercial aircraft sales (ATW Daily News, Dec. 15, 2011) as a sign that US manufacturing is on the rebound. "It's hard not to be amazed by the Dreamliner," Obama said, noting that the 787 is "lighter, it's faster, it's more fuel-efficient than any airplane in its class. And it looks cool. The Dreamliner is the plane ...

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