Market Presence. The B787-8 has sold in reasonable numbers with the orderbook totaling 422, one less than three years previously of which 374 have been delivered leaving a backlog of 48 units. Between March 2017 and April 2020 there had been one less order for the B787-8. The market has therefore clearly moved to the larger offering. The residual values of the B787-8 have previously exhibited above average strength due in part to the corrosion avoiding composite airframe, long term fuel efficiency, and long range performance. The B787 has seen a number of engine improvements and accounting for these changes is of importance.
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