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Boeing Rethinks Aerospace Rulebook as `797' Plans Take Shape

Julie Johnsson
Boeing Rethinks Aerospace Rulebook as `797' Plans Take Shape

Boeing Co. is seeking to rewrite the rules for creating commercial jets as it hones plans for a new midrange aircraft nicknamed the 797. For decades, Boeing pushed its planes to fly ever farther. The 787 Dreamliner, the company’s last all-new jetliner, opened nearly 200 nonstop routes.